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Dr. Manmohan Singh cannot run away from scams taken place under his regime: Amit Shah

Updated: Feb 09, 2017 14:55 IST      
Dr. Manmohan Singh cannot run away from scams taken place under his regime: Amit Shah

New Tehri (Uttarakhand) [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi passed 'raincoat' remark on his predecessor Dr. Manmohan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday said though the former prime minister never took responsibility of the scams that took place under the UPA regime, he can neither run away from it.

"Prime Minister Modi is speaking the truth that Manmohan Singh didn't take responsibility of any of the scams. But he can neither run away from the various irregularities that took place during the UPA regime," Shah said while addressing a election rally here.

Backing Prime Minister Modi's comment, Shah said that Dr. Manmohan Singh should be held accountable for the scams that took place during his regime.

Further taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi questioning the BJP-led NDA government's accountability in two and a half years, Shah said, "In two and a half years we have accomplished one important thing. We gave a speaking Prime Minister to the country, but the Congress government on the other hand gave us a Prime Minister whose voice could only be heard by Rahul and his mother."

Shah also attacked Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat and said that the holy land have never seen the kind of corruption in which the former is indulged in.

Prime Minister Modi yesterday trained guns on the former Prime Minister, accusing him of letting corruption run free under his nose but managing to steer clear of any charges.

"Dr. Manhmohan has played a significant role in the economic system of India. But during the most corrupt regime in the nation, there was not a single corruption charge against him. This art of taking bath wearing a raincoat must be learnt from Manmohan Singh," the Prime Minister said, setting off cries of outrage by the Congress.

However, the former prime minister maintained his trademark calm and simply chose not to respond to questions over the Prime Minister's statement. (ANI)

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