The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also asserted that India's image is at stake due to the issue.
The BSP chief asked the government to clear the air by issuing a statement to "address the worries of the people."
BSP chief celebrates her 67th birthday, rules out any alliance for 2024 LS polls.
Mayawati said it became necessary as the Congress and some other parties, as part of a "conspiracy", are allegedly trying to create an impression that they would be forging an alliance with the BSP.
However, both leaders did not clear the air about their participation in the Yatra.
While all non-BJP opposition leaders have been invited to join the yatra, Dinesh Sharma has been invited as an educationist and former professor of Lucknow University.
The Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra will enter Uttar Pradesh on January 3 through Loni in Ghaziabad. It will then pass through Baghpat and Shamli to enter Haryana.
Mayawati wonders if there is collusion between BJP and SP after saffron party's win in Rampur bypoll
The BJP for the first time won from SP leader Azam Khan's bastion Rampur, which he represented before he was disqualified after his conviction in a hate speech case.
RSS raising issues related to religious conversion to divert attention from BJP's failures: Mayawati
The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister addressed a daylong convention of the office-bearers of her party's state unit in Lucknow.
"This party does not remember the safety and honour of Dalits in its good days but makes them a scapegoat on bad days," the BSP chief said.
Mayawati links ban on PFI with upcoming assembly elections, accuses Centre of 'political selfishness'
The lone MLA from All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) in Bihar, Akhtarul Iman on Thursday, said that it is not fair to ban the outfit without proving its crime in a court of law.
At present there are a total of 16,461 madrassas in Uttar Pradesh, out of which 560 are given government grants.
Yadav had visited the Azamgarh jail on Monday to meet party MLA Ramakant Yadav who is lodged there in a 20-year-old rioting case.
Notably, after losing power in UP in 2012, the BSP graph has been on a regular downslide.
The BSP's statement is in line with its stated claim that it only gets funds from people with small earnings.
Nine-year-old Indra Kumar Meghwal, who was studying at a private school in Jalore district, was allegedly beaten up by his teacher for touching a water pot.
In view of the 'larger public interest' and BSP’s own movement, the party has decided to extend its support to Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar, the BSP chief said.
Under the scheme, those aged between 17-and-a-half and 21 years will be inducted into the armed forces for a four-year tenure and 25 per cent of them will be inducted for regular service subsequently.
Political observers had dubbed the abysmal performance of the BSP, led by Dalit leader Mayawati, a four-term former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, as 'end of the road' for the party.
In Azamgarh, Mayawati succeeded in re-stitching the Dalit-Muslim formula, making the BJP’s win easy, however BSP did not field its candidate in Rampur, leaving it to be a straight BJP-SP fight.