All You Need To Know About 4 Controversies Of The Leading Ladies Of BJP Government
The previous government in power was infamous for its scams and controversies; the Coalgate, the 2G Spectrum scam, Commonwealth Games scam to name a few.
The new government was elected in the hope that they will provide what they promised, i.e., a clean and corruption-free government.
Though the current government has received some good reviews on its performance but has faced its fair share of controversies. Here are some of the controversies that took place in the political arena recently:
1. Smriti Irani controversy
— CNN-IBN News (@ibnlive) June 24, 2015
Smriti Irani while filing nominations for her candidature for Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha had allegedly given different details about her educational qualifications.
The Delhi court has taken cognizance of the complaint. Under Section 125A of Representation of People Act, giving false details on the affidavit can result up to a jail term of 6 months or a fine or both.
2. Sushma Swaraj controversy
— ET Opinion (@ETOpinion) June 22, 2015
Keith Vaza, a British member of parliament was reported to the parliamentary standards commissioner after lobbying visa officials on behalf of Lalit Modi. He revealed that Swaraj helped in facilitating travel documents for Modi.
Lalit Modi is facing several charges of financial impropriety by the Enforcement Directorate. The opposition parties have since then been clamoring for Swaraj’s resignation.
3. Vasundhara Raje controversy
— Hindustan Times (@htTweets) June 29, 2015
Another BJP leader and Rajasthan Chief Minister has been accused of signing documents to support Lalit Modi’s bid to obtain immigration documents from the UK authorities.It has also been alleged that Lalit Modi had transferred millions of dollars to a company owned by Raje and her son.
4. Pankaja Munde controversy
— CNN-IBN News (@ibnlive) June 30, 2015
Pankaja Munde, the Woman and Child Development (WCD) minister with the Maharashtra state government is facing corruption charges worth more than Rs 200 crores.
The WCD department headed by Munde is accused of providing contracts worth Rs 200 crores for the procurement of medicines, water filters and so on on a single day without inviting a single tender.
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