Congress subverting constitutional propriety of PM post: Thakur
BJP MP and party national vice-president C P Thakur today charged the ruling Congress with subverting the constitutional propriety of the post of the prime minister .
Referring to the book written by Sanjay Baru, the former media advisor to the PM, which generated controversies after its publication, Dr Thakur said the perception that the country had two power centres-- one at 10 Janpath and the other at 7 Race Course Road, New Delhi,-- has proved to be true after the Memoir of Sanjay Baru became public.
He said this theory was further backed by former cabinet secretary T S Subramaniam who said 'it was not a secret' that Gandhi held the reins of the Government of India.
Mr Thakur said the ruling Congress Party, which has been controlled by the Nehru dynasty since its inception, has ignored the technocratic consensus for major policy decisions and reform. This UPA government takes inspiration from the National Advisory Council that Sonia Gandhi heads, said Dr Thakur.
He said all the scams pointed out by the CAG are the result of having a weak prime minister and Dr Singh succumbing before the decisions of Ms Sonia Gandhi and her family. " Time has come for the people of the country to give a decisive electoral verdict in favour of BJP to end the extra-constitutional power centre in the country and make this country corruption free," he stated.
(Posted on 12-04-2014)