FAR from the bustling crowds of the city of Raipur, the Mayfair Golf Resort where MPs from the ruling UPA coalition in Jharkhand are held has turned into a fortress with police personnel deployed everywhere.
The JMM-Congress-RJD coalition in Jharkhand flew its 32 MPs to Raipur on Tuesday to prevent the BJP’s alleged attempts to poach its lawmakers.
The MPs, 15 from Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and 17 from Congress, accompanied by Chhattisgarh Congress Leaders Ramgopal Agrawal and Girish Dewangan traveled in three buses to the luxurious resort located in Nava Raipur. As journalists camp out in the scorching heat in search of information and visuals, their entry is strictly prohibited inside.
A video of an SUV with ‘Chhattisgarh government on duty’ written on it and allegedly carrying booze bottles to the station went viral during the day, with the opposition BJP slamming the state’s Congress government at it. topic.
“Chhattisgarh is not a den of delicacies where alcohol and chicken are served to MPs in Jharkhand with the money of the people of Chhattisgarh. After Assam and Haryana, MPs from Jharkhand are stationed here. Chhattisgarh Mahtari (Mother Chhattisgarh) will never forgive you for this immoral act,” BJP Vice Chairman and former Chief Minister Raman Singh tweeted in Hindi. Meanwhile, four ministers from the ruling UPA coalition in Jharkhand returned to Ranchi on Wednesday evening.