'Sig­na­ture of sev­eral Congress MLAs in let­ter to Guv forged'

The Free Press Journal - - NATION -

The BJP on Thurs­day al­leged that the Congress has forged the sig­na­tures of many of its leg­is­la­tors while sub­mit­ting the party's list of MLAs to the Gov­er­nor claim­ing it had the num­bers to form the govern­ment.

Ad­dress­ing reporters here, Union Hu­man Re­sources Min­is­ter Prakash Javadekar said one was at a loss to un­der­stand how Congress could col­lect the sig­na­tures of all the MLAs even be­fore they ar­rived in Bengaluru and at­tended the Congress Leg­is­la­ture Party meet­ing.

He said forg­ing sig­na­tures and other doc­u­ments was not some­thing new to the Congress.

When the polls in Ma­nipur threw up a hung Assem­bly, Congress sub­mit­ted a forged let­ter of sup­port of the Ma­nipur Peo­ple's Party. How­ever, it was found that the grand old party had forged it, he said.

In Kar­nataka also, the Congress had re­sorted to their age old prac­tice, Javadekar said, adding the party has be­come syn­ony­mous with the word forgery.

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