Cong falling apart in Uttarakhand: BJP
Dehradun: Opposition BJP on Thursday said threats of Congress MLA Harish Dhami to resign from Uttarakhand Assembly is a clear indication that things are falling apart within the party in the state.
"Dhami`s (MLA from Dharchula) direct threat to resign clearly indicates that there is acute resentment within the Congress over development coming to a standstill in the state," BJP state spokesman Prakash Suman Dhyani said in a statement here.
Claiming that Dhami`s case was not a stand-alone one, he said several Congress MLAs including Assembly Speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal keep making "unfavourable" comments against the state government from time to time indicating all is not well with the party in power.
Dhami yesterday threatened to resign from the state Assembly over alleged failure of the government to carry out development works in his constituency.
Alleging that no development projects in his constituency are being taken up by the state government despite repeated reminders from him, the Dharchula MLA said he would resign if the state government did not do something to redress his complaints within a fortnight.
Even Assembly Speaker Kunjwal recently said corruption has crossed all limits in the state.
"Uttarakhand has left Uttar Pradesh far behind when it comes to corruption. One cannot get anything done here without greasing the palm of someone.
Even post-mortems are not being carried out without taking a bribe," Kunjwal told reporters in Nainital.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- DNA: Mumbai High court allows entry of women in Haji Ali Dargah
- DNA: Analysis of fraudulent doctor in Noida treating patients with wrong treatment
- DNA: Analyzing Balochistan's citizens struggle for freedom
- DNA: Two Syrian boys grieving death of brother killed in airstrike
- DNA: Analyzing world's first driverless taxi developed by Singapore company
- `I`m not 100 percent`, admits US Open champion Novak Djokovic
- Kanhaiya, two others granted regular bail in sedition case
- School dropout biggest crisis in India, says Singapore Deputy PM
- Italy quake death toll hits 278, state funeral planned
- Jigisha killer Ravi Kapoor convicted in taxi-driver murder case