Cong meets U`khand Guv, demands BJP govt dismissal

Last Updated: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 20:15

Dehra Dun: Alleging that the BJP government
in Uttarakhand government was responsible for the death of
Swami Nigamanand who went on fast against corruption,
opposition Congress on Monday met Governor Margaret Alva and
demanded its dismissal.

A 20-member Congress delegation led by the Leader of the
Oopposition Harak Singh Rawat also submitted a memorandum to
the Governor in support of its demand, said Raj Bhavan
sources.

Later, Rawat told reporters that the state government has
"completely failed" to save the life of Swami Nigamanand who
was fighting against corruption and so the government should
be immediately dismissed.

Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank made all
possible efforts to break yoga guru Ramdev`s fast but did not
take care of Swami Nigamanand who was fasting for the past
four months, Rawat alleged.

He said if the Chief Minister does not resign on moral
grounds, his government should be dismissed immediately.

Rawat and other party leaders had yesterday observed a
day-long fast at Gandhi park here in support of their demand.

PTI



First Published: Monday, June 20, 2011 - 20:15
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