Barabanki: Congress president Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party (SP-BSP) alliance, asserting that the controller of party chiefs Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati is in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Addressing a Lok Sabha Elections 2019 rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki, the Congress chief said, “Mayawati Ji aur Akhilesh Yadav Ji ka controller Narendra Modi Ji ke haath mein hai. Yeh yaad rakhiye ki Narendra Modi ji mujh par dabaav nahi daal sakte. Modi Ji, BSP- SP par dabaav daal sakte hain (Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav’s controller is in the hands of Narendra Modi. Remember that Narendra Modi cannot suppress me. Modi can put pressure on SP-BSP).”

The Lok Sabha Elections 2019 are ongoing in seven phases. The polling for the fourth phase was held on April 29. The voting for the seventh phase will be held on May 19. The counting of votes will be conducted on May 23.