Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 12
In an all-out assault in opposition to Pinarayi Vijayan-led authorities in Kerala, BJP president JP Nadda on Sunday questioned its alleged involvement within the high-profile gold smuggling case and accused it of “suppressing actual figures” and “messing up” the coronavirus disaster within the state.
Addressing a digital rally on the inauguration of BJP District Committee workplace, ‘Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Mandiram’, at Kasargod Nadda took a jibe on the State authorities, saying that whereas color of gold is yellow all over the place it’s crimson in Kerala. “The colour of gold is yellow everywhere but in Kerala, it is red, red and red. What is the relationship between that IT officer and the personal secretary of the Chief Minister,” Nadda questioned.
“We can see the heat in CM’s office also. He wrote to the Prime Minister saying no stone should remain unturned as far as the investigation is concerned. We have a saying ‘chor ki daadi mein tinka’, it means the office of CM is also involved somewhere,” he mentioned.
Colour crimson symbolises left-wing ideologies. Due for polls in 2021, Kerala is the one State with a Left authorities within the nation.
The NIA has registered an FIR within the case pertaining to the seizure of 30 kg of gold from a diplomatic cargo addressed to the Consul-General of UAE in Thiruvananthapuram.
On Saturday, Swapna Suresh and Sandeep Nair, two of the 4 key accused, had been detained by the NIA from Bengaluru. Vijayan’s private secretary M Sivasankar can also be below the scanner as he had employed Swapna Suresh within the state IT division.
Swapna was on the run since July 5.
Meanwhile, Nadda mentioned the Narendra Modi authorities is dedicated for the event of Kerala. “We all know how CPM-led LDF and Congress-led UDF have joined hands to fight the ideology of BJP in Kerala but our ‘karyakartas’ are determined to see that in times to come, there will be ‘kamalam’, ‘kamalam’ and only ‘kamalam’ (lotus, lotus and lotus) everywhere in Kerala.”
He additionally accused Congress’ Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi of “demoralising” defence forces and deceptive folks of the nation and the Vijayan authorities of “messing up” the Covid -19 disaster
”They tried to suppress precise figures and lied concerning the quarantine services and folks suffered as a result of that. The LDF authorities additionally compromised medical knowledge of the folks.
”It is corrupt, inefficient, believes in violence and practices nepotism in appointments. Misappropriation of funds, atrocities in opposition to Dalits and girls and political patronage are prevalent below the Pinarayi authorities,” he mentioned.
Nadda mentioned, “CPM-sponsored violence has been prevalent for over two decades now and more than 270 BJP karyakartas have lost their lives due to such violence and hundreds have been injured.”
He additionally accused the LDF authorities of attempting to “destroy the faith of the Sabarimala temple and its devotees and forcing Guruvayur Temple Devasthanam to deposit funds into the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund”.