Launching a new attack on the BJP over charges of horse trading in Karnataka, the Congress on Saturday affirmed that BS Yeddyurappa is putting forth around Rs 200 crore to 18 of its MLAs to destabilize the state government.
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Tending to a press conference, Congress leaders KC Venugopal and Randeep Surjewala asserted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP boss Amit Shah were associated with attempts to topple the JD(S)- Congress government in Karnataka. They likewise affirmed that Yeddyurappa has offered Rs 50 crore to the speaker.
Surjewala said, “The BJP wants power at any cost and power at all cost.”
The Congress also asked Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi to take suo motu cognizance of cases that top BJP leaders can “manage” judiciary.
Congress leader KC Venugopal said, “The entire country was shocked by hearing the news from Karnataka yesterday. The Karnataka CM released audio clippings of deliberation of Yeddyurappa with one of the brothers of JD(S) MLA revealing the dirty politics of Modi ji and Amit Shah to destabilize the Karnataka government.”
On Friday, Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy released an audio clip in which Yeddyurappa is supposedly trying to bait a JD(S) MLA. Hours before displaying the state budget plan in the midst of coalition discord and BJP’s affirmed toppling game, Kumaraswamy dropped the audio bomb at a public interview, focusing on leader Narendra Modi in his assault.
Kumaraswamy claimed that destabilization endeavors were being done with the “permission” of Modi and BJP president Amit Shah.
Yeddyurappa, who is at the vortex of the column over his supposed offer to poach the decision alliance MLAs for as far back a couple of weeks, rushed to expel the clasp as “fake” and a “concocted story”.
The Congress likewise chose to push every known limit and start action against four agitator MLAs of the party under the counter surrender law after they skipped a legislature party meeting.
CLP leader Siddaramaiah said he would keep in touch with party Speaker Ramesh Kumar looking for action against the four errant MLAs under the anti-defection law.