"We demand Virbhadra Singh's resignation. It is a crime", said BJP MP Anurag Thakur on Wednesday. "Facts had been hidden from the EC. We have submitted a letter to EC with details against Virbhadra Singh and his wife,"he added.
The BJP has alleged that he awarded extensions for a hydel project in his state to a defaulting power company where his children and wife are shareholders. The BJP leader Arun Jaitley has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and marked a copy to CBI Director Ranjit Sinha making various allegations of corruption against Virbhadra Singh, including the accusation that he received bribes of over Rs. two crore from a private steel firm during his tenure as Union Steel Minister.