Rajasthan Crisis: BJP Files Complaint Against Randeep Surjewala, Others Over 'Fake' Audio Clips

BJP has filed a criticism in opposition to Randeep Surjewala, others over “pretend” audio tapes targetting minister


BJP chief Laxmikant Bhardwaj filed a criticism in opposition to Congress leaders together with Randeep Surjewala and Govind Singh Dotasra for associating Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat’s title with an alleged audio clip associated to “conspiring to topple” the elected authorities led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan.

“Mahesh Joshi, Randeep Surjewala, and different accused have recurrently been giving false and inflammatory statements in opposition to the BJP to criminally injury its repute in order that the blame for the present sorry state of affairs of the Congress will be pinned on the BJP. With the ill-intention of damaging the BJP”s repute, a conspiracy was fashioned on the Chief Minister”s residence located at Eight Civil strains,” learn the letter written by BJP Rajasthan spokesperson Bhardwaj to the Station Officer of Ashok Nagar police station learn.

“From there (CM’s residence) imitation of (voices) of individuals have been falsely informed to be of that of reputed leaders from the BJP and a pretend telephone dialog was created by which the false narrative of crores of rupees being provided to purchase off Congress MLAs was created. The accused concerned on this conspiracy have severely misused their place and energy and the entire crime has been performed by one named Lokesh Sharma, who calls himself an OSD of the Chief Minister,” the letter additional acknowledged.

The criticism letter additionally mentioned that Lokesh Sharma had “launched three audio tapes to media employees on July 16, 2020, someplace round 8:25 pm by WhatsApp in order that the defamatory materials will be circulated on a big scale to satisfy the legal intent.”

Mr Bhardwaj mentioned {that a} information report within the Jaipur version of a Hindi newspaper, printed on July 17, 2020, had conveyed that the audiotape was launched by Mr Sharma.

He additional mentioned that Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala, Govind Singh Dotasra, in a press convention held on Friday learn out the dialog within the audio tapes publically and “utilizing them as a foundation accused the BJP of throttling democracy, sabotaging the mandate, and toppling the federal government.”

By means of this conspiracy, Mr Bhardwaj mentioned that hateful and insulting feedback are being made on the BJP and its supporters, and “on the idea of this the Particular Operation Group (SOG) has filed pretend lawsuits beneath Part 124A of the Indian Penal Code and can be threatening BJP leaders of arrest.”

The BJP chief has urged the police officer to file a criticism in opposition to Mr Sharma, Mr Surjewala, Mr Dotasra, and others concerned within the alleged conspiracy and take crucial motion and recuperate the tools utilized by them.

On June 17, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had accused Union Cupboard Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Congress legislator Bhanwarlal Sharma of conspiring to topple the elected authorities led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan and subvert the voters’ mandate.

“Yesterday, stunning tapes have been aired by the media during which Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, BJP chief Sanjay Jain and Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma spoke about bribing MLAs and bringing down Rajasthan authorities. Congress has suspended MLAs Bhanwar Lal Sharma and Vishvendra Singh from the first membership of the celebration. The celebration has additionally issued show-cause notices to them,” Mr Surjewala had mentioned.

“We demand Rajasthan authorities and Particular Operations Group (SOG) to register FIR and arrest the culprits as loads of proof has surfaced now,” he had additional acknowledged.

Mr Surjewala had learn out a transcript of an audio of alleged horse-trading between insurgent MLAs and BJP, stating, “BJP has breached the belief of individuals. The audio clip reveals a horse-trading deal. It is a darkish chapter within the historical past of democracy.”

“This time the Narendra Modi authorities has challenged the unsuitable state,” the Congress chief had mentioned. He had alleged that the BJP has been “conspiring to topple Rajasthan authorities and purchase legislators’ allegiance.”

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