Remove tainted ministers, demands Congress

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Bhopal, Nov 1 (UNI) The opposition Congress has urged Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to remove his 15 cabinet colleagues, who were served notices by the Income Tax department for not filing tax returns.

''The ministers had violated the Income Tax rules and it amounted to a criminal act'', said leader of the opposition in the Assembly Jamuna Devi in a statement here today, adding that not filing return or hiding income was a crime.

Income Tax department issued notices to 13 cabinet ministers and two ministers of state on October 25. Six ministers were charged with not filing return while rest did not file return at appropriate place.


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