A Trinamool Congress spokesperson’s comment, saying the get together is not going to touch upon the Mahua Moitra case, has drawn a pointy response from the BJP. The BJP has questioned if Trinamool’s silence signifies that it accepts the intense allegations in opposition to the Krishnanagar MP or signifies that the get together has “one thing to cover”.
Ms Moitra has been accused of receiving Rs 2 crore in money from businessman Darshan Hiranandani for asking questions in parliament. BJP MP Nishikant Dubey has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, looking for an investigation into allegations that Ms Moitra obtained bribes from the businessman and in addition shared her parliament login credentials. The Trinamool MP has trashed the allegations.
#WATCH | West Bengal | Allegations of bribery in opposition to TMC MP Mahua Moitra: TMC State Common Secretary Kunal Ghosh says, “…No feedback…Relating to this subject, the TMC is not going to say something… The associated particular person might reply this, not the TMC get together…” pic.twitter.com/uIqFZSeDE1
— ANI (@ANI) October 21, 2023
The Trinamool management has been silent on the allegations in opposition to its MP up to now. Requested concerning the matter, Trinamool spokesperson and West Bengal basic secretary Kunal Ghosh yesterday refused to remark. “No feedback. Relating to this subject, the All India Trinamool Congress is not going to say a phrase. We’ve nothing to say. The particular person (Ms Moitra) might clarify or reply the difficulty. We’re observing the difficulty and gathering info, however we do not wish to remark now,” Mr Ghosh informed information company ANI.
The BJP latched on to the Trinamool spokesperson’s comment and fielded a number of inquiries to the Mamata Banerjee-led get together that’s among the many key gamers within the Opposition bloc INDIA that plans to tackle the BJP within the 2024 basic election.
TMC’s official stand on Mahua Moitra is that “We cannot remark. Mentioned MP will defend herself”
Does it imply
1)TMC accepts Mahua Moitra has made critical breaches together with giving her log in to be operated from overseas soil by a rival company entity in trade for kickbacks ?…
— Shehzad Jai Hind (@Shehzad_Ind) October 22, 2023
“TMC’s official stand on Mahua Moitra is that ‘We cannot remark. Mentioned MP will defend herself’. Does it imply: 1)TMC accepts Mahua Moitra has made critical breaches together with giving her log in to be operated from overseas soil by a rival company entity in trade for kickbacks? 2) If that’s the case, then why is TMC nonetheless retaining her reasonably than sacking her?” BJP’s nationwide spokesperson Shehzad Poonwalla requested in a submit on X, previously Twitter.
The BJP spokesperson additionally requested if the Trinamool is afraid of performing in opposition to Ms Moitra “as a result of the get together itself has one thing to cover”. “Maybe individuals within the get together knew or endorsed it? TMC should make clear,” he added.
It’s not shocking that Mamata Banerjee has deserted Mahua Moitra. She is going to defend nobody else however Abhishek Banerjee, who isn’t any much less delinquent… A number of TMC leaders are in jail on critical corruption and prison expenses however Mamata Banerjee has maintained radio silence.
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) October 21, 2023
Earlier, senior BJP chief and co-incharge of its Bengal operations Amit Malviya had stated it was no shock that Mamata Banerjee has “deserted” Ms Moitra. “She is going to defend nobody else however Abhishek Banerjee, who isn’t any much less delinquent… A number of TMC leaders are in jail on critical corruption and prison expenses however Mamata Banerjee has maintained radio silence,” he posted on X yesterday.
Mr Dubey, BJP MP from Godda, has additionally sought a Lokpal probe in opposition to the Trinamool MP. He has stated he’s in possession of a letter by Supreme Court docket lawyer Jai Anant Dehadrai detailing “disturbing details with detailed proof”. “Within the letter, Mr Dehadrai gives in nice element how, when and the place Ms Moitra obtained bribes from a businessman Sh Darshan Hiranandani,” the BJP MP’s criticism stated.
Darshan Hiranandani has claimed in an affidavit that Ms Moitra made frequent requested him for numerous favours, together with costly luxurious objects. The businessman additionally alleged hat the MP had given him her parliament login credentials and that she noticed attacking the Adani Group as a technique to change into well-known.
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