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BJP in serious business of poaching, abducting MLAs: Congress on MP crisis

Anand Sharma said the Congress condemned the BJP for creating a crisis in Madhya Pradesh by poaching MLAs and taking them to Bengaluru

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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File photo of Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma | Photo: PTI

The on Wednesday accused the of being in the "business of poaching and abducting MLAs, and stealing governments", claiming that the party has fine-tuned the art.

Terming the recent developments in Madhya Pradesh an insult to democracy, senior spokesperson Anand Sharma said the saffron party attempts to destabilise non-governments in states.

"The has fine-tuned the art of poaching and abducting MLAs and stealing governments," he said.

Sharma questioned why the BJP was intolerant towards non-BJP governments in the states which have come to power with public mandate.

"The BJP is a ruling party and is expected to follow certain norms and procedures. It is now seriously in business of poaching MLAs and stealing governments," he told reporters at a press conference here.

Sharma said the condemned the BJP for creating a crisis in Madhya Pradesh by poaching MLAs and taking them to Bengaluru.

"It is against political morality, mandate of people and against principles and precedents of parliamentary democracy," he said.

First Published: Wed, March 11 2020. 16:05 IST
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