BJP trying to woo regional parties, says DMK

Last Updated: Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 22:24

Chennai: DMK on thursday said BJP was trying to woo
regional parties and the pressure mounted by the saffron party
forced the resignation of BV Acharya as Karnataka Advocate
General.

Acharya, who was also Special Public Prosecutor in the
disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
Jayalalithaa, had said he resigned as AG after Karnataka
government pressurized him to quit as SPP in the case.

"They (BJP) are trying to woo regional parties and defeat
Congress. In the process they are upto anything," DMK
spokesman TKS Elangovan said when asked to comment on
Acharya`s claims.

Observing that he would not blame the state government
specifically on this, Elangovan said Acharya had said there
was pressure from BJP`s central leadership to quit one post
"which means it could be Advani and Gadkari".

"We are happy that SPP has exemplified his integrity," he
said, adding it was for the public to see how the BJP was
acting.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 22:24

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