New Delhi, Nov 3: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the Congress’s march against intolerance was nothing but “intolerance against investigation” in corruption cases. Addressing a press conference here, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra along with G.V.L. Narsimha Rao said the Congress organised its march against intolerance when investigation against “damaad” (son-in-law) advanced in corruption cases. (read: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi meet Pranab Mukherjee, accuse Narendra Modi government of sinister campaign) Also Read - 'Unite Against BJP': West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee Writes Letter To 15 Opposition Leaders
“It is nothing but the march against investigation in cases against their people like Robert Vadra (son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi,” he said.Giving details of how land was bought in Rajasthan’s Bikaner city under fictitious names, Patra said when things were hotting up against Vadra the Congress was organising such a march to divert attention. Also Read - Ex-Congress Leader P C Chacko Joins NCP, Says Happy To Be Part of Functional, Active Party
“Whenever there is an investigation, Congress would come up with something like this,” he said, adding that the “investigation has reached your doorstep”.Meanwhile, Vadra has written on his Facebook page that whenever the central government gets insecure, it starts targeting him. Also Read - Congress Releases Star Campaigners’ list For Assam Polls; Sachin Pilot, Navjot Singh Siddhu Among Top Names
“Here they go again … Whenever they get insecure, they concoct some false accusations on me. The nation is not misguided by their tactics anymore,” he wrote. Led by its party president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi, the Congress on Tuesday staged a march from Parliament House to Rashtrapati Bhavan to highlight its concern against rising intolerance in the country.