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‘Congress MLAs offered Rs 10 crore each for switching sides in Jharkhand’

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‘Congress MLAs offered Rs 10 crore each for switching sides in Jharkhand’

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RANCHI:  The three Congress MLAs Irfan Ansari, Naman Bixal Kongari and Rajesh Kachhap had been arrested with money by West Bengal police on Sunday on the idea of an FIR filed by Bormo MLA Kumar Jaimangal for attempting to topple the Hemant Soren-led authorities in Jharkhand. Jaimangal accused the three legislators for allegedly luring different MLAs by providing Rs10 crore every and a ministerial berth to assist the BJP kind a authorities within the state.

“Rajesh Kachchap and Naman Bixal Kongari were asking me to come to Kolkata and were offering money, promising Rs10 crore per MLA. Ifran Ansari and Rajesh Kachchap wanted to take me to Guwahati from Kolkata where according to them a meeting was fixed with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma,” Jaimangal acknowledged in his FIR.

Jaimangal lodged the FIR beneath varied sections of the Indian Penal Code, Representation of People’s Act together with the Prevention of Corruption Act on the Argora police station in Ranchi on Sunday. Jharkhand Congress chief Rajesh Thakur accompanied Jaimangal for lodging the FIR.

Jaimangal mentioned Irfan assured him that Sarma was doing it with the blessings of the highest BJP management. Irfan additionally instructed him that he would get the cash as soon as he reaches Guwahati and make guarantees earlier than Sarma, alleged Jaimangal.

“I don’t want to be a part of this unconstitutional, unethical criminal activity, hence informing you to take action against them, who are stationed in Kolkata with token amount and putting pressure on me to come to Kolkata and accompany them to Guwahati,” Jaimangal mentioned in his FIR.

The Congress suspended the three MLAs — Irfan Ansari from Jamtara, Rajesh Kachhap from Khijri and Naman Bixal Kongari from Kolebira from the get together with speedy impact. The Jharkhand Congress is more likely to lodge a proper grievance with Assembly Speaker, looking for their dismissal for alleged anti-party actions.

BJP, nonetheless, blamed the whole Congress management for making Jharkhand a “den of corruption”.
Himanta mentioned he continues to be in contact with Congress leaders due to his lengthy affiliation with the get together, downplaying fees of his involvement in a ploy to topple the JMM-led Jharkhand authorities.

Past not excellent of the MLAs

RANCHI: This isn’t the primary time that Irfan Ansari has been accused of hatching a conspiracy to topple the Jharkhand authorities. His identify surfaced over the difficulty in July final 12 months as effectively, when the police arrested Abhishek Kumar Dubey, Amit Singh and Niwaran Prasad for allegedly conspiring to destabilise the JMM-led alliance authorities.

The trio had claimed that Ansari, with two different MLAs, had gone to Delhi with them on July 15, 2021, the place they met BJP leaders, and Ansari and 10 MLAs had been promised Rs 1 crore every together with ministerial berths for defecting. Since the advance sum was not given to them, they returned to Ranchi, they claimed. Recently, Ansari posted a video in opposition to his personal authorities, displaying unlawful mining being accomplished in Godda. Insiders say Ansari is offended for not getting a Cabinet berth.

Meanwhile, Naman Bixal Kongari had claimed final 12 months that he was provided large sums for defecting, however he refused. The third MLA, Rajesh Kacchap, has by no means been in controversy however is alleged to be sad with some ministers. 

RANCHI:  The three Congress MLAs Irfan Ansari, Naman Bixal Kongari and Rajesh Kachhap had been arrested with money by West Bengal police on Sunday on the idea of an FIR filed by Bormo MLA Kumar Jaimangal for attempting to topple the Hemant Soren-led authorities in Jharkhand. Jaimangal accused the three legislators for allegedly luring different MLAs by providing Rs10 crore every and a ministerial berth to assist the BJP kind a authorities within the state.

“Rajesh Kachchap and Naman Bixal Kongari were asking me to come to Kolkata and were offering money, promising Rs10 crore per MLA. Ifran Ansari and Rajesh Kachchap wanted to take me to Guwahati from Kolkata where according to them a meeting was fixed with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma,” Jaimangal acknowledged in his FIR.

Jaimangal lodged the FIR beneath varied sections of the Indian Penal Code, Representation of People’s Act together with the Prevention of Corruption Act on the Argora police station in Ranchi on Sunday. Jharkhand Congress chief Rajesh Thakur accompanied Jaimangal for lodging the FIR.

Jaimangal mentioned Irfan assured him that Sarma was doing it with the blessings of the highest BJP management. Irfan additionally instructed him that he would get the cash as soon as he reaches Guwahati and make guarantees earlier than Sarma, alleged Jaimangal.

“I don’t want to be a part of this unconstitutional, unethical criminal activity, hence informing you to take action against them, who are stationed in Kolkata with token amount and putting pressure on me to come to Kolkata and accompany them to Guwahati,” Jaimangal mentioned in his FIR.

The Congress suspended the three MLAs — Irfan Ansari from Jamtara, Rajesh Kachhap from Khijri and Naman Bixal Kongari from Kolebira from the get together with speedy impact. The Jharkhand Congress is more likely to lodge a proper grievance with Assembly Speaker, looking for their dismissal for alleged anti-party actions.

BJP, nonetheless, blamed the whole Congress management for making Jharkhand a “den of corruption”.
Himanta mentioned he continues to be in contact with Congress leaders due to his lengthy affiliation with the get together, downplaying fees of his involvement in a ploy to topple the JMM-led Jharkhand authorities.

Past not excellent of the MLAs

RANCHI: This isn’t the primary time that Irfan Ansari has been accused of hatching a conspiracy to topple the Jharkhand authorities. His identify surfaced over the difficulty in July final 12 months as effectively, when the police arrested Abhishek Kumar Dubey, Amit Singh and Niwaran Prasad for allegedly conspiring to destabilise the JMM-led alliance authorities.

The trio had claimed that Ansari, with two different MLAs, had gone to Delhi with them on July 15, 2021, the place they met BJP leaders, and Ansari and 10 MLAs had been promised Rs 1 crore every together with ministerial berths for defecting. Since the advance sum was not given to them, they returned to Ranchi, they claimed. Recently, Ansari posted a video in opposition to his personal authorities, displaying unlawful mining being accomplished in Godda. Insiders say Ansari is offended for not getting a Cabinet berth.

Meanwhile, Naman Bixal Kongari had claimed final 12 months that he was provided large sums for defecting, however he refused. The third MLA, Rajesh Kacchap, has by no means been in controversy however is alleged to be sad with some ministers.