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Cong demands Modi to act against party MLAs for allegedly bribing Cong, JDS lawmakers in Karnataka


A day after BS Yeddyurappa resigned as Karnataka chief minister - a post he held for 55 hours, the Congress has now demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi must act against party MLAs allegedly indulging in "corruption" in the state.

Cong demands Modi to act against party MLAs for allegedly bribing Cong, JDS lawmakers in Karnataka

While speaking at a press conference on Sunday, Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill said that the Prime Minister Narednra Modi must launch a probe against those who made attempt to bribe members of the Congress and the Janata Dal Secular (JDS).

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi should prove to nation his commitment to fight against corruption. (He should) launch a probe against those who called Congress and JDS MLAs, and offered bribe to break the rock-solid coalition," said Shergill.

"We hope Prime Minister orders probe into corruption which their MLAs were indulging in," said the Congress leader.

Meanwhile, JD(S) leader Danish Ali also said that the alliance will be long and it will grow stronger in the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha Elections.

Speaking to ANI, the JD(S) leader asserted,"The alliance of Congress & JD(S) will be really long. You'll see the alliance grow stronger in the Lok Sabha elections too."

His comment came a day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah claimed that governments formed by "such unholy" alliances are unlikely to last long.

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