The Congress accused the BJP of trying to malign the Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh’s by imposing false allegations on him. Congress leader Anirudh Singh added that the Chief Minister will not resign over false allegations by BJP government.
This announcement by the party comes a day after the arrest of an LIC agent Anand Chauhan, in connection with the money laundering case against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh by the Enforcement Directorate.
Chauhan was arrested from Chandigarh and it is allege that he is instrumental in investing Rs 5 crore in LIC polices in the name of the Singh’s family members including his wife and children. Singh, while talking to reporters said, “Agencies, be it ED or CBI, they are doing their work. But, regarding the BJP asking for the resignation of the Chief Minister, I want to add that the inquiry about the same has previously been done and Chief Minister got a clean chit during that time as well,” Singh stated. Further asserting that he is “clean” and “not corrupt” he said that in India almost 90 percent politicians have cases against them.
“That doesn’t mean they will resign and when the judgment will be out, this time as well, the Chief Minister will get a clean chit. The main reason for all this is that the BJP are becoming a little insecure and our dear Chief Minister will not resign under any false allegations from BJP government.” Last month, Singh was also called for questioning at the CBI office.
The agency has also attached assets worth about Rs eight crores against the Virbhadra earlier this year.