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Two union ministers fomenting trouble in Tamil Nadu: Subramanian Swamy


New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said that although the BJP has nothing to do with the crisis in Tamil Nadu, it is two union ministers who have been fomenting trouble in the state.

“I asked my party if they have a stand on the situation in Tamil Nadu, and they said ‘no’. I asked the central government if they have a stand, they too said ‘no’. There are two union ministers who have got nothing to do with Tamil Nadu but are trying to foment trouble by propping up O Panneerselvam,” Swamy told CNN News18 TV channel.

Swamy also expressed satisfaction at the Supreme Court judgement convicting Sasikala in a disproportionate assets case. Swamy is the original petitioner in the case.

Calling acting Chief Minister O Pannerselvam a “boneless wonder”, Swamy claimed that he does not have the support of “even four MLAs, let alone 40 or 45 MLAs”.

Swamy, however, refused to reveal the names of the two ministers, saying he would do it at an appropriate time.

 

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  • Flavian dsouza, chik/bengaluru

    Wed, Feb 15 2017

    SS is as confused as any other Tamilian today ...he wont get his own vote in TN .
    Talks as if he knows whats happening within BJP close circles . Modi and team have kept him as far as possible and they know once day he can even pounce on them and drag them to court . i wont be surprised one day he will drag Modi and few to court

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  • prem, moodbidri

    Wed, Feb 15 2017

    and those 2 union minsters are - FEKU & Venku

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  • BABA, BANGALORE

    Wed, Feb 15 2017

    As students in Madras in the 1950s, we used to listen to C N Annadurai on the Marina beach on Sundays. He had half a dozen lieutenants. Altogether, their are total assets at that time were just a few thousand rupees. I see a few of those lieutenants today as old men leading political formations in Tamil Nadu. Their wealth is to be measured in billions. You need a million lifetimes to actually earn such wealth. I need not comment any further. Things are obvious . The story is similar in the rest of India a country where wealth is worshipped as god or goddess irrespective of the manner in which you acquire that wealth. Some politicians have an alternate clever approach. They give large chunks of resources to their businessmen friends who become billionaires. With a dozen billionaire friends, the politician does need to have money of his own.

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  • anthony, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 15 2017

    It is apparant that all the uncertainity in Tamilnadu is the handiwork of the BJP. Agree with the earlier comment that Subramanian Swamy has all along been the Devils Advocate.

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  • Af,,, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 15 2017

    this is called Adda gode mele deepa, if he have gutts tell the name in public otherwise just shut..

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, Suratkal/M'lore/Bahrain

    Tue, Feb 14 2017

    This feku Swamy you can't sit quiet without intruding and interfering in other's affairs.

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  • MN, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 15 2017

    I feel pity for the country, when we have educated mass commenting with pre-conceived notion. Swamy may not be liked by all for obvious reasons. But today because of him, a corrupt politician is checked/stopped to ascend the throne and continue further loot.

    Should we not credit Swamy for this ?

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  • Swamy, Mangalore

    Tue, Feb 14 2017

    It is BJP sponsored trouble in TN. You have been a devil's advocate all along.

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