After AAP, Cong targets govt over Kumbh Mela scam

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After Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP and UP in-charge Sanjay Singh levelled serious corruption charges on the Yogi Adityanath government, now Congress leader in the UP Legislative Council, Deepak Singh, targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party government terming the embezzlement in Prayagraj Kumbh Mela as one of the biggest scam committed by the present regime in Uttar Pradesh.

 

Singh alleged that what was more serious was that the chief minister, instead of cracking the whip on the accused under his self-proclaimed zero-tolerance policy towards corruption, had given them full shelter and had tried to hush up the matter by pushing it under the carpet, claiming it as attack on `Hindutva’.

 

He said that the matter was also raised on the floor of the House but the government took no cognisance.

 

Referring to the Comptroller and Auditor General report, Singh, while addressing…

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