The Congress claimed on Wednesday that Himachal Pradesh BJP president Rajeev Bindal’s resignation confirmed that the corruption allegations within the Health Department had been true.
In a joint assertion, state Congress president Kuldeep Singh Rathore and legislature get together chief Mukesh Agnihotri stated the Bharatiya Janata Party can not get “rid of the sin of corruption” within the Health Department amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The feedback come hours after Mr Bindal resigned from his publish inside four-and-a-half months of his appointment.
Health Services Director Ajay Kumar Gupta was arrested on May 20 by the State Vigilance and Anti Corruption Bureau after a 43-second audio recording went viral, through which he purportedly asks the opposite particular person for a bribe of Rs 5 lakh.
The Congress stated Chief Minister Jairam Thakur can not evade ethical duty in your entire matter as he was additionally holding extra cost of Health Department.
The get together demanded that the probe into the rip-off ought to be entrusted to a sitting excessive court docket choose because it had no religion within the probe being performed by the vigilance bureau.
The Congress leaders stated that Mr Bindal’s resignation established the allegations levelled in opposition to the state authorities.
They stated your entire matter ought to be probed in a free-and-fair method and no try ought to be made to cowl up the matter.
Meanwhile, Congress secretary Sudhir Sharma stated Mr Bindal’s resignation “shows the level of involvement in the scandal in the Health Department”.
This reveals that each one the purchases made to date within the Health Department as a result of coronavirus pandemic are “under suspicion”, he added.