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K'taka government most transparent in corruption: Moily

January 29, 2011 22:53 IST
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Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Saturday charged the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka with "building a chain of corruption" and appointing commissions to "cover" it up and get "clean chits".

"We here in Karnataka have the most transparent corrupt government," Moily told mediapersons in Bengaluru.  

Moily further took a dig at Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who said that former CMs had taken bribes in the past. Moily, who is also an ex-CM of the state, said that there was no truth to Yeddyurappa's statements.

"Yeddyurappa knows how to flout the constitution and abuse governance. He is a genius and can well open a consultancy firm on how the constituent and governance should be abused," the law minister said.

Talking about Justice BK Somashekara's report on the church attacks, Moily said that in the interim report the name of the Bajrang Dal appeared. However, the final report did not mention so. Communal organisations that carried out these attacks need to be banned and they are attached to the BJP.

On the issue of Karmapa Lama being grilled over currency seizure, Moily said that the law of the land bound the citizen of India or that of any other nation. He did not comment further on the subject.

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