New Delhi: The resignation of Maharashtra
Chief Minister Ashok Chavan following the Adarsh housing
society scam in Mumbai is an "admission of guilt" by the
Congress, the CPI (M) said on Tuesday.
"The resignation is an admission of guilt on part of the
Congress. We want a thorough discussion on the entire scam in
Parliament," CPI (M) Politburo member Sitaram Yechury said.
His senior party colleague Basudeb Acharia said, "the
entire nation has been ashamed due to the scandal. Though he
(Chavan) has resigned, mere quitting the post of Chief
Minister is not enough. An independent probe into the housing
scam is needed".
Acharia demanded an explanation from the Government and
sought punishment for all those found guilty, including the
The opposition in Lok Sabha, including the Left parties,
today took the government to task over various alleged scams,
including those related to allocation of 2G spectrum,
Commonwealth Games and Adarsh housing society.