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Haryana BJP rubbishes Yogendra Yadav's charge on raid

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The BJP's unit has rubbished leader Yogendra Yadav's charge that the Income Tax raid conducted at his sisters' hospital in was meant to intimidate him.

"Yadav's charge is baseless, there is no truth in the allegations made by him," BJP said.

Yadav had alleged that the raid was conducted to "intimidate" and "silence" him as he had launched an agitation for fair crop price for farmers and against liquor shops in that city in

Asked to comment on Yadav's charge, Jain said, "Where is the question of intimidating anyone? If the has found anything against anyone, let it do its job and the truth will come out."

"Our government does not believe in targeting anyone. But if there is any wrongdoing, action is taken as per law and I am sure in this case too the same thing will be done," he said.

Yadav, who started his campaign with a 'padyatra' two days ago, had alleged on that the was "targeting" his family.

"Modi regime now targets my family. Two days after my 9-day padyatra in and launching of agitation for MSP (minimum support price) and against liquor thekas (shops), a massive IT raid is on at the hospital-cum-nursing home of my sisters in Rewari," he tweeted.

"Pl(ease) search me, my home, why target my family?," he said.

In another tweet, the leader said this was an attempt to intimidate him.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 21:25 IST