File photo: BSP Supremo - Mayawati Prabhu Das. Photograph:( ANI )
Her statement came hours after Adityanath announced that the Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved the proposal to set up a police commissioner system in the cities of Lucknow and Noida
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Monday said the Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh should pay attention to improving law and order in the state and rise above party politics by taking stern action against criminals.
"Not only by changing the police system in some places in Uttar Pradesh but taking strict legal action against criminal elements can bring about the right improvement in the state's deplorable law and order, which the government must pay attention to by rising above party politics," Mayawati said in a tweet in Hindi.
उत्तर प्रदेश में केवल कुछ जगह पुलिस व्यवस्था बदलने से नहीं बल्कि आपराधिक तत्वों के विरुद्ध दलगत राजनीति से ऊपर उठकर सख़्त कानूनी कार्रवाई करने से ही प्रदेश की बदहाल कानून-व्यवस्था में सही सुधार आ सकता है जिसकी तरफ सरकार को जरुर ध्यान देना चाहिये।— Mayawati (@Mayawati) January 13, 2020
Her statement came hours after Adityanath announced that the Uttar Pradesh cabinet approved the proposal to set up a police commissioner system in the cities of Lucknow and Noida.
"The biggest step towards police reform has been taken by our government today. Uttar Pradesh cabinet has approved the proposal to setup police commissioner system in Lucknow and Noida," the Chief Minister told reporters at a press conference here.
He also said that two women officers of Superintendent of Police (SP) and Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) ranks each are being deployed to curb crimes against women in the new police commissionerates.