Congress will attraction to the Election fee of India to announce the Karnataka Assembly polls and put in force the Style Code of Behavior in an instant.
“We wish the ECI to put in force the MCC with out additional lengthen to forestall the rampant corruption and violation of a number of laws by way of the ruling BJP,” Siddaramaiah, Chief of Opposition stated in Belagavi on Friday.
“The State executive is losing other people’s tax cash on establishing occasions by way of the High Minister, House Minister, and senior leaders like Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. It’s spending crores of rupees to present media ads to achieve exposure. Ministers are awarding contractors in more than a few departments after taking massive bribes. Some applicants and aspirants are distributing cash and freebies to other people. MCC is the one technique to forestall all such irregularities,” he stated.
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“Very quickly we will be able to take a delegation to ECI in search of early announcement of polls,” he stated.
“I’ve already stated that if the Congress got here to energy, it is going to cancel all fresh contracts and tenders. I’m additionally hereby caution contractors to not pay bribes to get contracts, as they’ll lose the cash and the contract whether it is discovered that it’s been awarded on corrupt grounds,” he stated.
“The federal government has issued orders making it necessary for varsity kids, ASHA and Anganwadi employees to wait the PM’s rallies. It’s also paying cash to citizens to wait them. I noticed a viral video during which two people are preventing over the rally organisers promising ₹1000 in line with attendee, however finishing up ₹500. That is what I commented on, however it has been misused by way of the BJP by way of twisting my commentary,” he stated.
Mr. Siddaramaiah stated that the BJP used to be appropriating the credit score for the paintings completed by way of the Congress. “The Congress executive, for instance, handed a regulation to transform tandas and hamlets into income villages. We constituted the Narasimhaiah committee after which Earnings Minister Kagodu Thimmappa handed a regulation and carried out it. We gave the rights of land to citizens of those tandas and hamlets. Simply as Devraj Urs gave possession rights of farm land to tillers, we gave rights to citizens. However the BJP is claiming credit score for it. It has spent crores handy over land proper paperwork in Sedam,” he stated.
Whilst the Congress executive constructed 14. 54 lakh properties in 5 years, the BJP has now not sanctioned a unmarried new space. We requested them to proportion copies of orders sanctioning properties within the remaining 4 years, however they didn’t. Whilst we fulfilled 158 of the 165 guarantees made within the Congress manifesto, however the BJP has now not even fulfilled 10% of the 600 guarantees they made of their manifesto. Somebody can test our manifestos and make sure this, he stated.
He stated the Congress would struggle in opposition to the corrupt practices of BJP ministers, chairpersons of firms and legislators. We’re difficult motion in opposition to Madal Virupakshappa, MLA and KSDL chairman, as his son Prashant Madal, a central authority servant, has been stuck crimson passed whilst accepting bribes. Crores of rupees had been recovered from his space. The MLA is liable for this corrupt follow as in line with the primary of vicarious legal responsibility, he stated.
He denied PM Narendra Modi’s allegation that the Congress had insulted senior leaders like Mallikarjun Kharge. “To the contrary, it’s the BJP that has insulted its senior leaders. Mr. Modi has insulted L.Okay. Advani who supplied him a hire of existence after Godhra, when then PM A.B. Vajpayee sought after to take away Mr. Modi from the executive Ministership of Gujarat,” he stated.
“Mr Modi goes round pronouncing Congressmales have been chanting ‘dying to Modi’. It’s an outright lie. If there have been some individuals who have been pronouncing such issues, why does the PM now not use the intelligence companies and different safety companies to spot them and take motion in opposition to them? If he isn’t performing, it manner his allegations are false,” Mr. Siddaramaiah stated.
Reacting to allegations by way of CM Basavaraj Bommai that Siddaramaiah had close down the Lokayukta, and began the Anti corruption bureau, simplest to defend the corrupt.
“Initially, we didn’t close down the Lokayukta. We began the ACB after a former Lokayukta’s son started misusing his father’s place of business to gather bribes. Whilst Lokayukta used to be in line with the Lokayukta Act, the ACB used to be in line with the prevention of corruption Act. The 2 entities are distinct. Even nowadays, the 2 our bodies co-exist in 16 States, together with states like Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, he stated. Anyway, the BJP will have to now not discuss ACB as they didn’t shut it by way of their very own volition, however had to take action after a Prime Courtroom judgement,” he stated.
To a question, he stated that Congress had a couple of aspirants for the submit of the Leader Minister. I’m an aspirant. D.Okay. Shivakumar is some other aspirant. There’s not anything unsuitable in being an aspirant. In the end, the birthday party management and the legislators will make a choice the CM. This is the usual means, he stated.
To a question on whether or not the Congress used to be taking part in caste vote financial institution politics, he stated the Congress used to be utilising inclusive politics whilst the BJP used to be training caste politics.
He stated he used to be assured that the Congress would come to energy in Karnataka because the “other people have been disenchanted with the maladministration and corrupt techniques of the BJP.”
I will see that within the reaction to our rallies. Hundreds of other people, adolescence and girls are attending our rallies. However in contrast to the BJP, our crowds aren’t a captive target audience. I’ve a robust feeling that the BJP will probably be routed. There is not only a wind in our favour, however a typhoon, he stated.
To a question on opting for the birthday party candidate for Ramdurg, he stated the birthday party would make a choice applicants with upper possibilities of profitable after consulting native leaders on the block, district and State stage and the studies from observers. He denied that the Congress used to be seeking to violate protocol within the unveiling of the Chatrapati Shivaji statue at Rajhas gad. “If truth be told, it’s the BJP that violated protocol by way of now not officially inviting Lakshmi Hebbalkar, native MLA, who has to chair the development, as in line with laws,” he stated.