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Monday 25 September 2017
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Chief Minister should resign for fair investigation: BJP

The State BJP, which was disrupting Monsoon Session of Vidhan Sabha from its first day, demanding Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s resignation for fair probe into the charges against him.

Randhir Sharma, state BJP general secretary, in his press statement, justified party’s demand of Virbhadra Singh’s resignation and stated that the allegations of corruption against Chief Minister were under scanner of Delhi High Court which has given one week’s time to Income Tax department to file the report and CBI is conducting a preliminary enquiry.

Sharma also commented that the Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh’s “feudal mindset” had not changed even after becoming Chief Minister for the sixth time, and his latest statements were depicts that he doesn’t believe in democratic norms.

BJP state general secretary claimed that the ruling party hasn’t made any attempt to resolve the impasse continuing in the House for past three days, but only making provocative statements.

Sharma also accused Chief Minister for insulting opposition members and stated that insult of elected legislature is an insult of people of the state.

Randhir Sharma further added that the Congress party contested the Lok Sabha polls under the leadership of Singh and lost all four seats and conceded lead to BJP in 59 of 68 Assembly segments which clearly shows that that he has lost people’s mandate and we have full right to ask for his resignation on moral grounds.

BJP leader said that IT case against Chief Minister is pending before the Delhi High Court and Income Tax department and CBI are conducting a preliminary enquiry. Amidst all this it’s moral responsibility of Chief Minister to resign from the post for fair investigation, Sharma added.



Rahul Bhandari is Editor of TheNewsHimachal and has been part of the digital world for last eight years.