BJP releases booklet on scams facing UPA, UP govt

Last Updated: Monday, September 26, 2011 - 19:39

Lucknow: The BJP on Monday released `ghotala
chalisa (booklet of scams)`, containing a list of scams
plaguing the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government involving
Rs 6.5 lakh crore.

"The a 48-page booklet will be distributed among one lakh
party workers who will expose the scams of the state
government and the Centre in each and every village of the
state," BJP national secretary Kirit Somaiya told reporters
Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh are due early next

Somaiya alleged that the ruling BSP in Uttar Pradesh and
the UPA government committed financial irregularities to the
tune of Rs 2.54 lakh crore and Rs 4 lakh crore respectively.
"The Mayawati government has proved to be the history
sheeter government of scams and corruption," BJP vice-
president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.

He said BJP will take out a statewide Jan Swabhiman Yatra
from October 13 against corruption.

"In the last six years, 137 BJP workers had been killed
and 14,000 injured in 384 agitations organised by the party
across the country," Naqvi alleged.


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First Published: Monday, September 26, 2011 - 19:39

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