Karnataka: Amit Shah mistakenly calls BJP’s Yeddyurappa ‘most corrupt’

Karnataka: Amit Shah mistakenly calls BJP’s Yeddyurappa ‘most corrupt’

Bangalore: Bhartiya Janata Party president Amit Shah’s ‘slip of tongue’ left the party embarrassed as he called BJP’s ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa ‘most corrupt’. Shah was addressing a press conference in Davanagere on Tuesday where he attacked Congress saying, “Recently a retired Supreme Court judge said if there was ever a competition of the most corrupt government then the Yeddyurappa government is number one…”

After BJP MP Pralhad Joshi whispered into Shah’s ear “Siddaramaiah government”, Shah corrected his blunder and said: “arre re…Siddaramaiah government is number one in corruption.” The incident gave the opposition a good chance of mockery. Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah in a tweet, taunted BJP by saying party’s national president termed Yeddyurappa as the most corrupt government. “Shah has finally spoken the truth,” Siddaramaiah wrote.

Congress president Rahul Gandhi also tweeted, “Now that the BJP IT cell has announced Karnataka elections, time for a sneak preview of our top secret campaign video!

Gifted to us by the BJP President, our campaign in Karnataka is off to a fabulous start. He says Yeddyurappa ran the most corrupt Govt ever…True.”


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