Harish Rawat slams Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, says ‘even an ant can trouble elephant’


Uttarakhand chief minister, Harish Rawat on Tuesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP chief, Amit Shah, saying that “Sometimes even an ant can trouble an elephant.”

Also Read | EXCLUSIVE: If CBI arrests me, it will be the last arrest the agency would have made, says Harish Rawat

Repeating what he had told jantakareporter.com’s editor-in-chief, Rifat Jawaid, on Sunday, Rawat said, “We chose to respect the CBI probe. We could have taken a stand (against the probe) for the government which had transferred the matter to CBI wasn’t an elected government, it was a decision taken during President’s rule. And what is President’s rule? Centre’s rule. And Centre only has asked its agency to probe the matter.”

Also Read:  Reliance Jio justifies extension of free calls, data offer to TRAI

The federal probe agency had on Sunday asked the Uttarakhand Chief Minister to appear before the agency on 24 May in connection with a probe into the sting operation involving him.

Also Read:  Cyclone 'Vardah' kills four in Tamil Nadu, normal life thrown out of gear

CBI had registered a Preliminary Enquiry on 29 April to probe the “sting operation” allegedly showing Rawat offering bribes to rebel Congress MLAs in a bid to garner their support during a floor test in the Uttarakhand Assembly.

Also Read:  "Modi is pulling India back to the 1970s" writes Barkha Dutt in Washington Post

( With inputs from PTI)


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here