Questioning the BJP’s claims of CBI’s impartiality, former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah sought to know the rationale behind the Central investigating company’s failure to hold out comparable raids against BJP leaders.
Fielding queries from reporters on the raids carried out within the premises belonging to Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief D.Okay. Shivakumar and his brother D.Okay. Suresh, Mr. Siddaramaiah sought to know whether or not all BJP leaders have been sincere.
He referred to the alleged irregularities within the buy of medical tools to combat COVID-19 that he had raised within the Legislative Assembly and questioned why the BJP Government failed to hold out a probe within the regard.
“If their contention that they are not targeting anybody is to be convincing, such raids needed to be carried out against BJP leaders also,” he stated.
Earlier within the day, KPCC spokesperson M. Lakshmana sought to know why no such investigation by Central companies was being carried out against the corporate owned by Jay Shah, the son of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Contending that the corporate run by the Home Minister’s son noticed its financial institution stability multiply a number of thousand occasions between 2014 and 2015, Mr. Lakshmana stated the absence of any probe within the matter exhibits the double requirements of the BJP.
He accused the governments on the Centre and State of pursuing vendetta politics against Mr. Shivakumar, who he referred to as a profitable businessman with pursuits in actual property, energy and academic establishments.
‘Yogi unfit to wear saffron robes’
Mr. Siddaramaiah additionally criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying he was unfit to proceed within the publish or don saffron robes.
Pointing out that there have been a complete of 27 circumstances that had been booked against Mr. Adityanath, Mr. Siddaramaiah stated a rowdy sheet is opened against an individual having simply 4 to 5 circumstances. Mr. Siddaramaiah stated the BJP ought to instantly dismiss him from the publish to avoid wasting the occasion’s popularity, including that he was not match to put on saffron robes.
Mr. Siddaramaiah recalled the help given by the then Congress authorities in Delhi to the household of Nirbhaya, who was additionally raped and killed in 2012. He stated the BJP authorities in Uttar Pradesh had forcibly cremated the Hathras rape sufferer with the help of the police. The UP authorities had additionally misused the police to assault Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra.