BJP Files Complaint Against Priyanka Gandhi Vadra In Madhya Pradesh Over Corruption Accusations
Bhopal, August 13 (TNA) The BJP has lodged a police complaint against Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for her social media post accusing the Madhya Pradesh BJP-led government of corruption. In the post, she referenced a contractors' association alleging "50% commission" in projects.
BJP leaders termed her claims false and filed a complaint, asserting they would take "strong action." The complaint was filed by State Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang, along with BJP MLAs, and office bearers. Madhya Pradesh BJP President VD Sharma called it a "cybercrime" and demanded an explanation for the source of the alleged fake letter.
Congress President Kamal Nath countered, stating that numerous corruption cases existed in the state and accused the BJP of manufacturing a fake agenda. In response, the police registered an FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, Kamal Nath, and other party members for their alleged accusations under sections 469 (forging documents) and 500 (punishment for defamation).
A total of 41 cases were registered across 40 districts. The Crime Branch Deputy Commissioner of Police, Srutakirti Somvanshi, confirmed the FIRs and stated that investigations are ongoing.