He was responding to the queries on the embarrassing video of the purported dialog between Saleem and Ugrappa on Tuesday forward of a press meet on the occasion’s assembly corridor.
Within the video, Saleem is purportedly heard calling Shivakumar a ‘Assortment Giraaki’ (extortionist), who allegedly elevated the ‘fee’ in irrigation contracts from eight per cent to 12 per cent.
The occasion suspended Saleem from the occasion for six years and served a show-cause discover to Ugrappa, who’s Congress spokesperson, searching for an evidence in three days.
The Congress state chief mentioned the difficulty associated to the viral video was not private however pertained to a celebration, which was constructed by the lakhs of occasion staff.
Hitting again on the BJP for focusing on him following the viral video, Shivakumar mentioned let the BJP be aware of what their leaders have spoken towards their chief equivalent to MLC A H Vishwanath, C P Yogeshwar, Ramesh Jarkiholi and Basanagouda Patil Yatnal.
“Why the BJP has not but answered to the fees levelled by Vishwanath, Yogeeshwar, Ramesh Jarkiholi and Yatnal (towards former Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa and his household)? Why are they not talking about assortment in the course of the BJP’s tenure,” the Congress state chief mentioned.
He mentioned his sole goal is to deliver the Congress to energy as soon as once more.