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Congress urges PM Narendra Modi to remove Amit Shah as BJP president

NEW DELHI: The Congress today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to eliminate Amit Shah as BJP president and required a probe into claims in a media report that a firm owned by Shah’s son saw a big rise in turnover after the party concerned power in 2014.

While Congress leader Anand Sharma spoke in Delhi on the claims of misbehavior by the company owned by Jay Amit Shah, its chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala hit out at the BJP in Jaipur.Sharma stated Modi ought to”break his silence “on the claims. Striking out at Union minister Piyush Goyal for safeguarding Jay Amit Shah, he asked whether Goyal was a minister, a” representative or organisation supervisor.” “The prime minister speaks on

every problem … He speaks a lot … There ought to be a probe into it … Shah needs to give up his post till the probe is over, like L K Advaniji did, Nitin Gadkariji did when charges were levelled against them (in different cases),”Sharma informed reporters.The BJP the other day turned down the Congress ‘charge over the

company deals of Jay Amit Shah. Goyal had informed reporters that the BJP was”confident “there was no misdeed and Jay Amit Shah’s services were fully legitimate.In Jaipur, Surjewala said Modi needs to ease Amit Shah from the party president post and get the claims

penetrated by a two-member commission of Supreme Court judges.” It is a tough call for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Country is taking a look at him whether he will select relationship and party politics or truth

and morality,” Surjewala said.He said there need to be transparency and responsibility.” Why avoid probe if there’s absolutely nothing incorrect? There is no smoke without fire. The nation was waiting on development … but’Jai ka Vikas ho gaya’, “he said.

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