Sat, 11 May 2013 13:45:00 GMT | By ANI

Time for PM and Sonia Gandhi to step down, says Swamy

Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, who were caught in the web of allegations of corruption and interference with graft probe, submitted their resignation on Friday evening


Time for PM and Sonia Gandhi to step down, says Swamy (© Reuters)

New Delhi: President of Janata Party Subramanian Swamy on Saturday in said it is time for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi step down, after two Cabinet ministers resigned.

Earlier, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal and Law Minister Ashwani Kumar, who were caught in the web of allegations of corruption and interference with graft probe, submitted their resignation on Friday evening. Commenting further, he said: "The two cases are different. It is again proved that every Congress minister is corrupt. Half their ministers are in the quest of getting their collars clean, then how do you expect them to have time to think about the commoners. An enquiry has also been ordered against Chidambaram."

"Nobody will be spared. Even if the Prime Minister is clean things have happened around him, and he has maintained silence.. Hence Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi should resign," concluded Swamy.

Meanwhile, senior Communist Party of India (CPM) leader Atul Anjan commenting on the same issue accused the ruling Congress of mismanagement amongst their own party. Anjan said: " Congress have twisted the rules, they have been protagonists of most of the scams, one of their ministers had to be forced by the Supreme Court to resign. They cannot manage their own party nor can they manage the Cabinet, they are good for nothing."

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