Nagpur: Communist Party of India (CPI) today
said those responsible for huge corruption in preparation
for Commonwealth Games should quit forthwith.
"We have crossed all limits of corrupt practices. Though
we are hosting Commonwealth Games, we have broken Olympics
record in corruption", CPI general secretary A B Bardhan said
sarcastically at a press meet here today.
Criticising the style of functioning of CWG Organising
Committee Secretary General Suresh Kalmadi, Bardhan said
"If Kalmadi is now distancing himself from corruption, then
who else is responsible for it."
"If they do not quit on their own, Government should
intervene and sack them", said the veteran leader who hails
from the city.
Bardhan said a new big stadium like Jawaharlal Nehru
could have been built at an approximate cost of Rs 200 or 250
crore, but the renovation of same has cost Rs 961 crore, he