BJP accuses Govt of misusing CBI

Accusing the government of misusing the CBI in disproportionate assets cases against politicians, BJP Wednesday said its members would stage a dharna on the issue in Parliament premises tomorrow.

New Delhi: Accusing the government of misusing the CBI in disproportionate assets cases against politicians, BJP Wednesday said its members would stage a dharna on the issue in Parliament premises tomorrow.

At the weekly meeting of BJP Parliamentary Party, senior leader L K Advani commended his party MPs for working as an effective opposition and raising contentious issues like IPL, phone tapping and misuse of CBI by the government.

"We demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee probe into the IPL scam and phone tapping issue. There should be a check on misuse of CBI," Deputy Leader of BJP in Rajya Sabha SS Ahluwalia said, quoting Advani, who heads the Parliamentary
Party.
Ahluwalia said that BJP MPs will sit on a dharna tomorrow at the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Parliament to protest alleged misuse of CBI by the government.
BJP had earlier alleged that government had misused the CBI to speed up or slow down disproportionate assets cases against SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, RJD head Lalu Prasad and BSP supremo Mayawati. The three parties voted with the government in the recent cut motions moved by BJP and Left parties.

PTI

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