“The particular person whose cash has been seized has a photograph with former chief minister Raman Singh. Till the day earlier than yesterday, nobody knew Shubham Soni; he abruptly turned the proprietor of Mahadev Ebook.Earlier than that, the ED used to consult with him as an officer,” he added.
“Throughout Raman Singh’s tenure, two extra officers used to manufacture such tales. That is all a setup. The BJP has admitted defeat. It is their last-ditch effort. The ED ought to examine why they have not decided the supply of the cash,” he mentioned.
The chief minister additionally took a dig on the BJP, mentioning that many people had their “stains” eliminated after becoming a member of the social gathering, which he known as “Modi washing powder.”
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel accuses ED and BJP of collaboration in Mahadev betting app case
He was responding to a query by reporters about Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Udhav Thackeray’s assertion that Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel would obtain a clear chit if he switched to the saffron social gathering. If this occurs, the Mahadev betting app would turn into a “Har, Har Mahadev” for the BJP.
When a reporter identified Thackeray’s assertion and requested whether or not he would be part of the BJP, the chief minister mentioned it is a sarcastic remark by the Sena chief, noting that many leaders dealing with instances had their names cleared after becoming a member of the BJP.
“Ajit Pawar joined the BJP, and his identify was faraway from the ED’s checklist. Assam chief minister Hemanta Biswa Sarma, who’s at present in Chhattisgarh, was embroiled within the Sarada Chit fund case. He turned Chief Minister after becoming a member of the BJP. There may be Narayan Rane and plenty of others. All their stains had been eliminated after getting washed with Modi washing powder,” he added.
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