Dispelling the influence that recent searches by Income-Tax department were politically prompted, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the law is same for all and his residence need to additionally be searched if he has accomplished whatever incorrect.
Addressing a public meeting here in Madhya Pradesh, he targeted the Congress on corruption, pronouncing it committed the “Tughlaq Road election rip-off”, whose money changed into getting used for the poll campaign via its chief Rahul Gandhi.
Referring to current I-T raids at the premises of aides of Madhya Pradesh’s Congress Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Modi said, “They are crying that why had been they centered with the aid of the groups. But they had been raided as they indulged in wrongdoing.”
If Modi is determined to do such things then he must additionally not be spared,” he further said.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes had stated the branch has also detected a path of Rs 20 crore suspect cash allegedly being moved to the “headquarters of a chief political birthday party in Delhi” from the residence of a vital man or woman, who lives on Tughlaq Road, home to many VIPs.
After the raids, a Congress leader in Madhya Pradesh had accused the BJP-led central government of targeting competition leaders for “political vendetta”.
“Modi tum virodhi dal Valon ko Kyon raid karte ho…Mudda yeh Nahi hai par it Sara paisa Kahan se nikla (Why is Modi targeting those inside the opposition. But this isn’t always a problem. The factor is from where has so much cash come),” he stated.
Continuing his attack on the Congress, the PM said, “Ek to choir upper se seenajori (They take pleasure in theft and then increase their voice too).”
“Agar Modi by gadbad Kar Raha hai to use Ghar Bhi raid panda chahiye, kanoon sake like saman hona chahiye (If Modi does something wrong, then his house ought to also be raided. Law need to stay identical for all).”
Slamming Kamal Nath without naming him, Modi said money despatched by the Centre under exceptional schemes, which includes for presenting nutritious meals to pregnant girls, is being swindled via the Congress authorities in Madhya Pradesh.
“This stolen cash is being sent to Tughlaq Road, in which the bungalow of a huge Congress leader is located, and from there it is routed to the place of `naamdar’ (reputedly referring to Gandhi) for funding his electioneering,” Modi said.
Talking approximately the Congress rule inside the state, he said the Kamal Nath government has resorted to power cuts within the name of halving energy bills of customers.
“This is an instance of the way they feature,” he stated, warning people now not to vote for the Congress within the Lok Sabha polls. Modi said cash distributed by using the imperative authorities for farmers in Madhya Pradesh became yet to reach the beneficiaries.
He accused the Nath dispensation of no longer sharing with the Centre the listing of farmers requiring help. Taking a jibe on the MP leader minister, Modi stated perhaps Nath turned into “too busy” to percentage the listing with the Centre because of his Switzerland visit and political grooming of his son (who is contesting Lok Sabha election).