Kumaraswamy takes jibe at PM Modi; Asks did BJP become rich by selling tea


HUBLI: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and questioned if the BJPbecame rich by selling tea across the country.


Hitting out at the BJP’s manifesto while addressing a media here, Kumaraswamy said:

“BJP has stated in the manifesto that they will run a corruption-free government. What corruption free? Did Modi sell tea around the country and make the party rich? This claim of corruption free government of his is fake”.

“Around Rs 78 lakh was recovered from one BJP leader in Karwar. Where did this money come from?”, he asked.

Calling Modi as an incapable Prime Minister, Kumaraswamy criticized the BJP government for not creating enough jobs.

“The PM yesterday made many allegations against me by saying ours is a powerless government. But, what about his government? We are not running an incapable government like Modi. You are an incapable Prime Minister who is not capable to create jobs”, he said.

Out of 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, 14 constituencies went to polls during the second phase of general elections on April 18. The remaining 14 seats will go to polls in the third phase on April 23.

Voting for the 543 Lok Sabha seats is being held in seven phases: April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.

Counting of the votes will be done on May 23.


With inputs from ANI

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