Sonebhadra: Alleging the Mayawati-led
government in Uttar Pradesh to be "neck-deep" in corruption,
Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Monday said all those
responsible for it would be sent to jail if the party came to
power in the state.
"Mayawati government is neck deep in corruption... on
coming to power, Congress would take an account from her and
her associates in this connection and cases would be lodged
against them and culprits would be sent to jail," Singh, who
was here to take part in a programme, said.
"The real place for those who are corrupt is jail," he
Singh also alleged corruption in MNREGA in the
district and demanded suspension of officials behind it by
July 27 or else "the district magistrate`s office would be
On the issue of price rise, he said that state
governments can take steps on their part to provide relief to
the common man.