BJP’s agitation against corruption, black money

BJP Tuesday announced that the party would launch a four-day agitation from June 23 against the UPA govt`s alleged inaction in combating corruption, black money and the "barbaric dictatorial attitude" of the government.

New Delhi: BJP Tuesday announced that the
party would launch a four-day agitation from June 23 against
the UPA government`s alleged inaction in combating corruption,
black money and the "barbaric dictatorial attitude" of the
government.

"BJP will launch a mass campaign programme at 100 places
across the country from June 23, the death anniversary of
party founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, and it will continue
till June 26, the anniversary of National Emergency," BJP
national vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.

The opposition plans to hold meetings, rallies,
seminars, street plays, and public awareness programmes which
will be attended by national and state leaders.

"Congress and the UPA government are using the issues of
psuedo-secularism and communalism to divert attention from
their crimes of blackmoney and corruption," Naqvi said.

Senior leaders from the Centre will attend the agitation
in different parts of the country on these four days. The list
includes L K Advani, party president Nitin Gadkari, Sushma
Swaraj, Murli Manohar Joshi, Rajnath Singh, M Venkaiah Naidu,
Ananth Kumar and Naqvi.

Referring to allegations of some Congress leaders that
activists like Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev are RSS and BJP
agents, Naqvi said, "The government is busy acting as an
arrogant dictator to crush and deliberately defame agitations
and issues against graft and corruption."

The BJP campaign is aimed at exposing the government on
these issues, he said.

Another campaign would be launched in July and continue
till August.

PTI

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