BJP demands Uttarakhand CM's resignation in liquor scam controversy

| Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 18:05
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BJP demands Uttarakhand CM's resignation

New Delhi : The BJP on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, alleging he was involved in a liquor scam and "loot" during the 2013 floods.

"The Uttarakhand chief minister and his personal secretary were involved in a liquor scam and loot during the Uttarakhand floods," union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said at a press conference.

She also released a sting operation video and said: "We have video proof which shows involvement of the Uttarakhand CM and his powerful close confidante in the scam."

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