Srinagar: Congress lawmaker Nawang Rigzin Jora Thursday claimed that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is wooing voter in Anantnag Assembly segment with black money.
He disclosed that, last Tuesday late evening Rs 58 Lakh was seized by police in South Kashmirs Ashajipora area of Anantnag district. While two people have been arrested, one of them claimed that he is a J&K Bank Employee, Jora claimed and added that, the Alto car, in which the duo was travelling in, was stopped and seized at Ashajipora.
When I enquired from the J&K Bank in the area, the officials told me that the money was being carried to be deposited in Chest, Jora added. Is the money carried like this; late in the night without even making police and other agencies aware?
Amid intense anti-government sloganeering, Jora alleged, the motive is clear that the money was to be distributed in voters.
Seeking enquiry, he said, this is height of corruption in the government.
Loot Maar Band Karo, the NC and Congress Lawmakers raised slogans in the House while staging Walk Out.
Only CAPD Minister, Chowdary Zulfikar, was present in the house who represented government and responded to the accusations, the election in Anantnag segment is being conducted and monitored by Election Commission of India (ECI).
Give proof and submit to ECI, he told the Opposition, but you are just creating drama and nothing else.
Pertinently, Anantnag is going to polls on June 22 this month in which incumbent Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is one of the contestants.
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