Prime minister accountable for scams: Sushma Swaraj
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 27 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said Saturday Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was "heading the most corrupt and insensitive" government in the country.
Addressing an election rally here, she accused the prime minister of shifting the blame for scams on ministers. The leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha claimed that the prime minister could not escape responsibility, being the head of the cabinet.
"The prime minister is surrounded by corrupt people, but as head of the cabinet, he can't escape responsibility," she said.
Sushma Swaraj said she had held the prime minister accountable in parliament, but he had not responded. "As the prime minister, he can't shift the blame. He has to be morally accountable," she said.
She however evaded questions posed to her by media people about allegations of corrupt dealings against BJP president Nitin Gadkari.
"Gadkari has himself said that he is ready to face a probe," she said.
Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh will take place Nov 4.
DEEPIKA PADUKONE WAS THE FIRST CHOICE FOR RANVEERS KILL DIL
September 29, 2014 at 2:42 PM
Ashraf Ghani sworn in as Afghan president
September 29, 2014 at 2:35 PM
PM Modi wins hearts of Hindu activists at Madison Square Garden in New York
September 29, 2014 at 2:18 PM
Rajnath Singh and Kiren Rijiju applauds NDMA on its 10th foundation day
September 29, 2014 at 2:15 PM
WILL REVAMP, RESTRUCTURE NDMA TO BOOST EFFICIENCY: RAJNATH
September 29, 2014 at 1:54 PM
In line with other ministers, Ram Vilas Paswan picks up broom for PM s Clean India Mission
September 29, 2014 at 1:45 PM