BJP seeks to widen the ambit of JPC probe

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Advani said for the first time a Prime Minister of the country had to file an affidavit in the Supreme Court--on the2G spectrum case.

He claimed that unlike Congress-ruled states, thestates having BJP administrations were corruption-free.

Referring to media reports about tapping of over one lakhtelephones over a period, Advani said that there is a clearSupreme Court order that telephones of political leaderscannot be tapped without permission of the Union Homeministry.

"Telephones of terrorists, criminals can be tapped ifthere is evidence. But without approval of Union HomeSecretary, telephones of political leaders could not betapped."

"Let the government spell out who those people arewhose telephones have been tapped," Advani said demandingproper inquiry into phone-tapping.

Targeting the Marxist government in West Bengal, theBJP veteran said, ''''Maoism has flourished as an offshoot ofMarxism''''.

"Time has come to liberate West Bengal from Marxistrule. Marxist ideology has no future. The future of the staterests on the development".

Visualising a non-Marxist government in West Bengal inthe next Assembly polls, Advanai said, "When I will bevisiting the state next, there will be a different stategovernment."

The rally followed a meeting of BJP''s nationalofficer-bearers in which top party leaders, including L KAdvani, party president Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, RajnathSingh, besides chief ministers of Jharkhand Arjun Munda, B SYedurappa (Karnataka), Raman Singh (Chhatisgarh) and RameshPokhryal Nishank (Uttarakhand) took part.

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