As days of political unrest in Maharashtra culminated within the formation of a new authorities led by insurgent Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde, the Congress Thursday accused the BJP of “undemocratically and unethically capturing another state through the display of money and muscle power.”
The Congress was an alliance associate together with the NCP within the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities within the state.
Terming the Maharashtra episode “shameful for Indian democracy”, Congress chief Jairam Ramesh stated: “Under the Modi-Shah duo, the BJP wants to capture power at any cost, either directly or through remote control.”
The get together alleged that the BJP’s prime focus since 2014 has been “to bring down elected governments in states rather than serve the public.” The places of work of the Governors and Speakers, and companies like ED and CBI are overtly misused, it claimed, and added that purchasing MLAs has grow to be widespread underneath BJP’s rule.
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The assertion stated the BJP “could go to any extent to win elections – from misuse of money power to polarization and violence.” If the voters reject them, then they begin hatching conspiracies to topple elected governments, it stated.
The get together additionally highlighted situations when the “BJP toppled” Congress governments in Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Bihar amongst others.
The Congress, in its assertion, additionally condemned the best way “BJP was destabilizing both democratically elected governments and democratically installed governments.” “This is not only an insult to democracy, but also an insult to the people, who voted against the ideology of BJP,” it stated.
The get together’s assertion comes on a day insurgent Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde was sworn in because the chief minister of Maharashtra, whereas BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis took oath because the Deputy CM.