Bengaluru: Congress party in Karnataka on Wednesday accused Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s family members of corruption and demanded his resignation.
Addressing a press conference here, Congress party’s newly appointed party-in charge for Karnataka, Randeepsingh Surjewala claimed that “We have proof to pin-down Yediyurappa’s family members on corruption charges”.
Stating that the Congress party leaders in both the houses in the Karnataka Assembly and the Council will raise the corruption issues, he said that “Government should order for a probe to be investigated by a Special Team”.
Accusing that the “Union Government’s Enforce Directorate (ED)” seems to have closed its eyes on Yediyurappa family’s corruption. He stated, “Transactions had been done in large sums and had been done through RTGS transfer”.
Claiming that the state government is trying to cover-up the corruption in transactions, he said that “attempts also are being made to destroy the evidence”.
The Opposition leader in the Karnataka Assembly K Siddaramaiah, who was also present on the occasion said that “This government is most corrupt and I wonder what Prime Minister Narendra Modi would say”.
“In the last 12 months, the corruption in Karnataka peaked”, he said.
Accusing that there exist two Chief ministers in the state, he said that this government had not came through people’s mandate.
Congress party’s opposition leader in the Karnataka Legislative Council, S R Patil, former KPCC president, Dinesh Gundu Rao and others were also present on the occasion.