Opposition playing petty politics for ulterior motives: Kamal Nath

Congress, Congress MLA, Barwani, Barwani MLA, Rajya Sabha, Rajya Sabha elections, Barwani rape case, Barwani MLA rape case, Barwani rajya sabha nominees, rajya sabha nominees, Bhopal High Court, Congress in MP, MP Rajya Sabha polls, Congress in Madhya Pradesh Rajya Sabha, Madhya Pradesh Rajya Sabha, Vivek Tankha, Rajya Sabha nominee Congress, national news, news, Madhya Pradesh news, Kamal Nath, Congress news, Madhya Pradesh news, MP news, latest news, India news The Congress leader came under fire after being appointed as the party’s in-charge of Punjab affairs over his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Congress leader Kamal Nath, who has resigned as the party’s in-charge of Punjab affairs, on Thursday rubbished the allegations being levelled against him and accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of twisting facts for their ulterior motives.

“The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiromani Akali Dal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have played politics by imposing such allegations against me,” he told the media.

“After 22 years, Nanavati Commission gave a verdict in my favour. Sukhbir Badal from Akali Dal spoke in the favour of the verdict,” he said.

Nath accused the opposition parties of attempting to divert people’s attention from real issues in Punjab including farmers’ plight.

The Congress leader came under fire after being appointed as the party’s in-charge of Punjab affairs over his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

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In a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Kamal Nath requested her to relieve him from his duties so that the attention of the party is not diverted from real issues such as the ‘rampant drug trade’ in Punjab.

“Certain elements are raking up these issues now only for political gains. I am t…

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