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Asking Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Ministers to “pack up” with assembly polls around, Karnataka Congress president D K Shivakumar on Tuesday said his party will come to power and purify the ‘Vidhana Soudha’ with ‘Ganjala’ (cow urine), alleging that it was polluted by corruption during the BJP rule.
Also, hitting out at the ruling BJP and Bommai for leveling “false allegations” towards earlier Congress regime led by him, Chief of Opposition Siddaramaiah challenged the Chief Minister to represent a Supreme Courtroom Choose led inquiry fee to probe each tenures, if his authorities has the center.
“It’s about 40-45 days left to your authorities, pack your tents and do no matter assortment that’s left and go. We’ll include dettol to wash Vidhana Soudha. I’ve even received some Ganjala (cow urine) for purification….persons are eager to do away with this evil authorities,” Shivakumar said.
Speaking to reporters here, he said, “Bommai, better, tell all you ministers to pack up soon.” The Congress leaders’ assault on the BJP authorities got here a day after the ruling occasion filed a grievance with the Lokayukta towards Siddaramaiah and Congress, alleging irregularities in ‘TenderSURE’ initiatives, throughout their tenure.
State Well being Minister Okay Sudhakar, quoting a CAG report, had alleged that there have been monetary irregularities to the tune of Rs 35,000 crore underneath the Siddaramaiah-led Congress authorities.
Hitting again at Sudhakar’s allegations, Shivakumar requested as to what BJP was doing for the final 3.5 years. “They have been in energy and may have ordered an inquiry and received it investigated.” BJP has a “brand” of 40 per cent fee, and to cowl up they have been making an attempt to make baseless allegations towards Congress, he mentioned.
Questioning as to why BJP outdated timers weren’t talking or reacting to allegations of corruption, and the ruling occasion was utilizing somebody like Sudhakar who had defected from the Congress to make counter allegations, he mentioned, “You (BJP) usually are not capable of make one particular person out of your occasion converse. There are 32 teams in your occasion, I’ve received a listing executed…and also you discuss us.”
Meanwhile, Siddaramaiah, hitting back at Bommai and BJP for levelling corruption charges against the previous Congress government headed by him, demanded a probe by a Supreme Court judge headed commission about alleged scams and corruption charges from 2013 to till now.
“The allegations about 40 per cent commission, PSI recruitment and COVID scam- let all those allegations that we have made, be combined with the allegations that they (BJP) are making against us now, and together they be handed over to an inquiry commission headed by a Supreme Court Judge. If they have guts, let them do it,” he challenged.
Concentrating on Minister Sudhakar, Siddaramaiah mentioned, “he was Congress MLA throughout our authorities. Why was he quiet?” BJP is panicking with fear of defeat in the election and was making baseless allegations. Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) was repealed by High Court, not by the BJP government. “We did not shut the Lokayukta as alleged by BJP,” he mentioned.
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