New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday accused the BJP government of “immorally” capturing power using money and muscle power, and denounced it for destabilizing democratically elected governments. In a statement, Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh said that after coming to power at the Center in 2014, the focus of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was to bring down the elected governments instead of capturing power in the states and serving the people. Is. “We strongly condemn the way the BJP is destabilizing both democratically elected governments and democratically established governments. This is an insult to not only democracy, but of those people as well,” he said in a statement. An insult to those who voted against the ideology of the BJP.”
“Through naked displays of money and muscle power, the BJP has undemocratic and unethically captured another state government. Under the Modi-Shah duo, the BJP can power at any cost, either directly or through remote control. What happened in Maharashtra is shameful for Indian democracy.”
Party statement comes on the day of rebellion Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde Sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
As BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis stunned political pundits in a move that stunned the Shiv Sena, Shinde will be the next chief minister of Maharashtra on Thursday.
Ramesh further alleged that the offices of governors and presidents, and agencies such as the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) are openly misused, adding that buying MLAs has become so common that finances The minister spoke the truth today. , when he suggested imposition of GST on horse-trading.
He said, “The BJP can go to any extent to win elections – from the misuse of money power to polarization and violence. Despite all these gimmicks, if the voters reject them, they can vote the elected governments. start plotting to demolish them,” he said.
The Congress leader said that in 2016, the BJP had toppled the Congress government in Uttarakhand in a similar fashion, where the government elected for five years was reduced to a minority in four years due to Congress MLAs leaving the party. In Arunachal the same year, 43 out of 44 Congress MLAs joined the BJP-backed People’s Party of Arunachal Pradesh, led by Chief Minister Pema Khandu.
In the 2017 assembly elections in Manipur, the Congress party emerged as the single largest party winning 28 out of 60 seats, he said, adding that the BJP had only 21 seats, but the Congress was not given a chance to prove its majority.
A similar game happened in Bihar in 2017 when the BJP unethically toppled the 20-month-long Grand Alliance government.
In 2019, the Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka was toppled in a similar fashion. In March 2020, when the corona virus knocked in the country, the BJP hatched a political conspiracy in Madhya Pradesh.
“While the world was preparing to deal with the challenge of coronavirus, the BJP government was engaged in toppling the government elected by the people. Eight Gujarat Congress MLAs were inducted into the BJP to win the Rajya Sabha elections in the year 2020. Something similar was seen in Puducherry in the year 2021. Even before the assembly elections, BJP had toppled the Congress government in the state.
The Congress leader said the BJP tried to form the government on the basis of money power in an unethical manner – first in Maharashtra and then in Rajasthan.
In November 2019, Devendra Fadnavis took oath along with 10 NCP MLAs at midnight, but then had to step down from power. He said in the statement that in Rajasthan, the BJP tried to mislead 19 Congress MLAs, but their conspiracy failed and the Congress government continued to serve the people of Rajasthan.
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