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BJP whipping up trouble: Mulayam

NEW DELHI. SEPT. 21. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, said here today that the Rae Bareli court order discharging the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani was the Central Bureau of Investigation's problem and his Government would act only when required.

"It is the CBI which has to go in for a revision. When asked by the court, we shall do whatever is expected of us."

Mr. Yadav called on the ailing BSP chief, Kanshi Ram, at the Batra hospital this morning. Talking to presspersons, he sought to sidestep the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's threat to launch a fresh agitation on the temple issue. "This issue is not before me, I am concentrating on saving my State from the devastation caused by the floods."

Mr. Yadav said the Bharatiya Janata Party should bear the responsibility for the rise in tension on account of its proposed stir on the temple issue. "The VHP is only a front, the responsibility lies with the BJP. Each time I become the Chief Minister, they start creating trouble."

He sought to dispel any doubts about the functioning of his Government. He said that his Government was functioning normally and there was complete coordination between the parties supporting it. All decisions had been taken after consulting them, he added.

Mr. Yadav made it clear that despite the fact that his Government had overwhelming support in the Assembly, he would continue to carry the supporting parties with it.

He was in favour of the supporting parties joining his Government and once again renewed his appeal to the Congress to join it. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister spent over 30 minutes with the Mr. Kanshi Ram and said: "We worked closely together for over two years, and I never had any problems with him."

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