The Congress on Saturday alleged that the BJP’s “Operation Lotus” in Jharkhand has been uncovered after police stopped a automotive ferrying three MLAs of the grand previous get together with an enormous amount of money in West Bengal’s Howrah. The Congress has been accusing the BJP of attempting to topple its coalition authorities in Jharkhand by poaching its MLAs.
“The BJP’s ‘Operation Lotus’ in Jharkhand stands uncovered tonight in Howrah. The sport plan of ‘Hum Do’ in Delhi is to do in Jharkhand what they did in Maharashtra by putting in E-D duo,” Congress common secretary Jairam Ramesh mentioned on Twitter.
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Appearing on a tip-off, the SUV through which Congress MLAs Irfan Ansari, Rajesh Kachchap and Naman Bixal Kongari had been travelling was intercepted on Nationwide Freeway-16 at Ranihati in Panchla police station space.
“We had particular inputs that a large amount of cash was being transported in a black automotive. We began checking the autos and intercepted this SUV through which three Jharkhand MLAs had been travelling. An enormous amount of money was discovered within the car,” Howrah Superintendent of Police (Rural) Swati Bhangalia mentioned.
“Money counting machines are being introduced in to determine the entire quantity. The MLAs are additionally being questioned in regards to the supply of the cash and the place it was being taken to,” she added.
In addition to the MLAs, there have been two different individuals within the SUV, which carried a board mentioning “MLA Jamtara Jharkhand” together with the Congress’ election image, police mentioned.
Ansari is the MLA of Jamtara, whereas Kachchap is the legislator of Khijri in Ranchi district and Kongari is the MLA of Kolebira in Simdega district.
The Jharkhand Congress claimed the massive amount of money was a part of a conspiracy by the BJP to topple the Hemant Soren authorities, of which it’s a half together with Lalu Prasad Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal.