Union Residence Minister Amit Shah on Saturday attacked the M Okay Stalin-led DMK in Tamil Nadu on corruption and dynasty politics and mentioned it is going to face a rout in subsequent yr’s Meeting polls within the state the place “democratic forces” will prevail. In a pointy assault on DMK, and its ally Congress, Shah mentioned the 2 events had no proper to speak about corruption, asking “beneath whose management did the 2G (spectrum allocation rip-off) occur.”
In his tackle after dedicating a fifth reservoir for Chennai and laying the inspiration stone for numerous infrastructure tasks within the state, he mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi has waged a battle to finish dynasty politics, corruption and casteism within the nation.
“Underneath his management after we fought state polls, dynasty events needed to face defeat. It’s now the flip of a dynasty celebration in Tamil Nadu, which does not perform on democratic values however solely takes ahead dynasty politics,” to lose elections, he mentioned, in an obvious reference to the DMK.
The Dravidian celebration is commonly accused of practising dynasty politics by its critics, together with arch rival AIADMK. “However I’m certain such forces will come to an finish on this election and democratic forces will progress,” he mentioned.
Meeting polls in Tamil Nadu are due in April-Could 2021 and the AIADMK has introduced its alliance with the BJP will proceed for the election. On corruption too, SHah launched a broadside towards allies DMK and Congress, saying they’d no proper to speak about graft.
“I’m very stunned when associates from DMK and Congress communicate of corruption. Underneath whose management did 2G occur, the place corruption to the tune of lakhs of crores of rupees occurred.
What proper have they acquired to talk about corruption. Earlier than making costs of corruption, see what had occurred in your loved ones,” he mentioned. DMK leaders Kanimozhi, daughter of late celebration chief M Karunanidhi and A Raja have been accused within the 2G spectrum allocation rip-off however have been acquitted by a CBI court docket.
The investigating company has now appealed towards the decrease court docket verdict within the Delhi Excessive Court docket. He additionally requested what the DMK had finished for Tamil Nadu regardless of being in energy for ten years in UPA I and II.
“I need to ask DMK and Congress– you have been in energy for 10 years. Present particulars of what you probably did in 10 years and allow us to have a public debate. I’m prepared to present accounts (of what NDA did for TN),” he added.