Mayawati corrupt, authoritarian: WikiLeaks

CNN-IBN | Sep 06, 2011 at 12:42pm


New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has a 'penchant for personal corruption' and a strong authoritarian streak, according to WikiLeaks. The whistleblower site claims that Mayawati's close confidante and Rajya Sabha MP Satish Mishra told US officials on May 29, 2007, 16 days after she took oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, that she was corrupt