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

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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.”

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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( With inputs from PTI)

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