The Congress on Thursday accused the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of indulging in vendetta politics after a case was registerd in Karnataka towards Sonia Gandhi over get together’s tweet elevating questions over the PM-CARES fund.
The get together additionally hit out on the BJP authorities in Uttar Pradesh, alleging that it taking part in politics by registering a case towards the get together’s state unit chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and arresting him twice on Wednesday.
The get together additionally urged Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to evaluate his determination.
“This can be very unlucky that at a time like this, when the world is dealing with a catastrophe like coronavirus and the place in India crores of individuals have misplaced their livelihood and are pressured to stroll residence, as an alternative of serving to them and offering for all of them that you just (BJP) wish to do is vendetta politics.
“You aren’t simply misusing authorities equipment, you’re additionally inciting vendetta politics. We strongly condemn this,” Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate mentioned at a press convention held via video conferencing.
A case has been registered towards Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Karnataka’s Shivamogga on a grievance that Congress tried to create mistrust among the many lots with its tweet by spreading “baseless prices.”
The complainant alleged that on Could 11 at 6 pm, the Congress’ Twitter account posted messages towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging “misuse” of PM-CARES Fund, set as much as allow individuals contribute to assist the federal government combat the coronavirus and “comparable distressing conditions.”
Ms Shrinate mentioned it was not simply in regards to the FIR towards Sonia Gandhi, “this offers us an perception into how the BJP and Mr Modi operates”.
“Even at a time like this, what’s essential for them is vendetta politics. It is a democracy and in a democracy opposition leaders have a primary proper to ask questions,” she mentioned.
Ms Shrinate mentioned this was a not a query on the state of affairs, however on the PM-CARES Fund, the place 1000’s of crores have been deposited and even with a lot funds accessible why are migrants nonetheless pressured to stroll and why are individuals nonetheless struggling.
“Why can this cash not be launched… each Indian desires to ask this query,” she mentioned.
Concerning the arrest of Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu, Ms Shrinate mentioned, “That is political vendetta. We request that you just depart apart this politics, rethink the allegations towards Ajay Lallu ji and finish this politics of vengeance.”
The Uttar Pradesh Congress chief was arrested twice on Wednesday — first in Agra for sitting on a dharna to protest towards UP authorities not granting permission to permit buses organized for migrants by the Congress enter the state.
He was granted bail by an Agra courtroom and launched, earlier than being rearrested by a workforce of Lucknow police in a second case filed right here in reference to the Congress” standoff with the state authorities.
“It is a homicide of democracy. We strongly condemn the detention of Ajay Lallu ji. The Chief Minister ought to rethink this. Evidently the BJP authorities is detached to the struggling of the individuals,” Ms Shrinate mentioned.
She mentioned that “soiled politics” was being performed even on the time of coronavirus pandemic.
“Not solely did the Adityanath authorities rejected our provide of assist with the buses, however even despatched UP Congress President Ajay Lallu in custody.”
The Congress chief alleged that each one prices towards Mr Lallu are ridiculous.
“Within the FIR, he has been accused of inflicting loss to the individuals, which is ridiculous as a result of he was serving to individuals,” she mentioned.
“Everybody in Uttar Pradesh understands this soiled politics of the BJP authorities. Ajay Lallu ji has struggled quite a bit and labored exhausting. He’s being focused for serving to the labourers,” Ms Shrinate alleged.