Congress releases audio clip of Janardhana Reddy trying to lure Congress MLA
Congress leaders released an audio clip where BJP leader Janardhana Reddy is trying to lure Congress MLA from Raichur Rural by offering money and posts.
VS Ugrappa said, "Janaradhana Reddy clearly says he has the backing of BJP President Amit Shah for doing horse trading."
In the audio clip, Janaradhana Reddy lured Congress MLA Basanagouda Daddal with position and money.
Reddy said, "You can directly speak to the national president and you can demand whatever you want...... I will make you sit with the big man, one to one and I will myself make sure both of you talk .. this country, the way they are running it, you are seeing it.. Whatever assets you have, you will get 100 times more."
Basanagouda Daddal replied, "Sir, I respect you a lot. But the party (Congress) has given me the ticket and helped win the election.
The audio clip was released amidst allegations that BJP is trying to poach Congress and JD(S) MLAs who have been staying in a hotel in Hyderabad since today morning.
Prakash Javadekar called the audio CD as fake. He said, "This audio CD is one of the handiworks of Congress' dirty tricks department. This is a fake CD."