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 in opposition to BJP leaders.
Fielding queries from reporters on the raids carried out within the premises belonging to Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief D.Ok. Shivakumar and his brother D.Ok. Suresh, Mr. Siddaramaiah sought to know whether or not all BJP leaders had been trustworthy.
He referred to the alleged irregularities within the buy of medical gear to struggle COVID-19 that he had raised within the Legislative Meeting and questioned why the BJP Authorities failed to hold out a probe within the regard.
“If their rivalry that they aren’t focusing on anyone is to be convincing, such raids wanted to be carried out in opposition to BJP leaders additionally,” he mentioned.
Earlier within the day, KPCC spokesperson M. Lakshmana sought to know why no such investigation by Central businesses was being carried out in opposition to the corporate owned by Jay Shah, the son of Union Residence Minister Amit Shah.
Contending that the corporate run by the Residence Minister’s son noticed its financial institution stability multiply a number of thousand instances between 2014 and 2015, Mr. Lakshmana mentioned 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 in opposition to Mr. Shivakumar, who he referred to as a profitable businessman with pursuits in actual property, energy and academic establishments.
‘Yogi unfit to put on saffron robes’
Mr. Siddaramaiah additionally criticised Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, saying he was unfit to proceed within the put up or don saffron robes.
Mentioning that there have been a complete of 27 circumstances that had been booked in opposition to Mr. Adityanath, Mr. Siddaramaiah mentioned a rowdy sheet is opened in opposition to an individual having simply 4 to 5 circumstances. Mr. Siddaramaiah mentioned the BJP ought to instantly dismiss him from the put up to save lots of the occasion’s status, including that he was not match to put on saffron robes.
Mr. Siddaramaiah recalled the assist given by the then Congress authorities in Delhi to the household of Nirbhaya, who was additionally raped and killed in 2012. He mentioned 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.