Sinha asked Murmu to confirm that she would not be the ‘rubber stamp president’. India News – Times of India

BENGALURU: Urging your rival, BJP-led NDAcandidate for presidential election, Drupadi Murmu To confirm it won’t be a “rubber stamp” President, Yashwant SinhaOn Sunday, the joint candidate of the opposition parties expressed concern over the allegations being leveled against the judiciary.
Considering that after some of the remarks made by the judiciary against the former BJP spokesperson, the dirtiest allegations are being leveled. Nupur SharmaHe called it an unprecedented and very sad event in India’s democracy.
The former union minister also accused the central government of misusing agencies like ED, CBI, Income Tax to cure political opponents.
Sinha, who is in Bengaluru as part of his election campaign, attended a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party here, which was attended by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah, state party chief DK Shivakumar, party’s leader of the party. Many leaders were involved. and MLA.
Two days ago the Supreme Court of India made some remarks against a former BJP spokesperson and later Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said at a function that ‘the judiciary alone is answerable to the Constitution and the Constitution’, he said. . “I welcome this statement, this very firm and clear statement of the Supreme Court of the country and I congratulate the Chief Justice for making this claim.”
“…unfortunately after the Supreme Court made some remarks against the former BJP spokesperson, you and I know that in social media the judiciary not only comes for criticism, it comes for accusations, the dirtiest allegations. The allegations are being leveled against the judiciary, it is unprecedented, it is a very sad incident in our democracy,” he told reporters after the CLP meeting.
Sinha further said, “We all hold the judiciary in high esteem and we cannot say that we agree with one order of the judiciary, but we do not accept another order of the judiciary.”
The BJP was thrilled when the same judiciary passed an order on Ram Janmabhoomi and the entire country accepted it, as that order came from the judiciary, he said and said, “But today, if they (SC) criticize some development So these people are going against the judiciary which is a very unwanted, dangerous development in our democracy.”
Sinha, in response to a question, said he would not meet JD(S) patriarch and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda during the visit. The regional party has signaled support for its rival Murmu in the July 18 presidential election.
Accusing the central government of misusing agencies like ED, CBI, Income Tax to cure political opponents, Sinha reminded that he too has held some important positions in the government. Can and should be used against political opponents.”
“It has become a common practice now that any of the opposition parties, who tries to raise their head or raise an issue, is immediately issued a notice by one of these agencies,” he said. Said, respectable leaders are being asked to appear before them. ED, not because it has relevant questions to ask, but because the government wants to insult.
Sinha asked, “Is this a democracy?”, as he tried to highlight the alleged toppling of government by the BJP recently in Maharashtra and earlier in states like Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Arunachal Pradesh Was.
“If the ruling party at the Center uses its money power and abuses its governmental power to break parties, insult the mandate of the people by toppling elected governments, then democracy is denied to us at least It is hit, it is attacked in a way that is not acceptable.”
He also condemned the BJP government in Karnataka for attempting to communalise the minds of the younger generation by introducing a new school curriculum “coloured in the ideological agenda of the ruling party”.
Stating that he has a lot of personal respect for the ruling party’s candidate, Sinha, however, urged Murmu to reassure the people of India some concerns, which he claimed were on his mind in the current dire circumstances in the country. are at the top.
“I have pledged that, if elected, I will be answerable to the Constitution and to the Constitution alone. Whenever the executive or other institutions violate constitutional checks and balances, I will honestly exercise my right, without fear or favour. I will experiment. Please make a similar pledge,” he told Murmu.
He said, “I have confirmed that India needs a President who acts as an impartial custodian of the Constitution – not a mute or rubber stamp President. Please confirm the same.”
Sinha also asked her to commit that if she aids and incites in any way abusive undemocratic practices like ‘Operation Kamal’, she will have no hesitation in stopping the central government, to declare that it will be the part of India. shall speak out against any attempt aimed at communal polarisation, and declare that it shall defend the freedom of the press, freedom of speech and other rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution. PTI KSU SS SS