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Not interested in getting certificates from BJP: K'taka CM on his 5-star hotel stay

ANI
Published Jun 25, 2019, 6:34 pm IST
Updated Jun 25, 2019, 6:34 pm IST
The Chief Minister has been facing flak from the opposition for his 'stay'.
HD Kumaraswamy remarks came in response to a report that he was receiving a luxurious treatment at the village.  (Photo: File)
 HD Kumaraswamy remarks came in response to a report that he was receiving a luxurious treatment at the village. (Photo: File)

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Tuesday hit out at BJP the for consistently trying to project him as a "five-star" Chief Minister by questioning his stay in a star hotel in Bengaluru.

"Have I submitted any expenditure bill to the government? It is my personal issue. I am not interested in getting a certificate from friends from BJP. I will work according to my conscience," here said here on being asked about his stay at a 5-star hotel in Bengaluru.

 

Recently, it was reported that Kumaraswamy has been conducting official meetings from a five-star hotel for a year. The hotel is situated next to his allotted official home in Bengaluru.

The Chief Minister has been facing flak from the opposition for his 'stay'.

Senior BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa had cornered Kumaraswamy, asking him to give away his "five-star culture" if he really wants to be a representative of the people.

On June 22, the Chief Minister, during his village stay campaign 'Grama Vastavya 2.0', had denied reports of him getting a "5-star treatment" in Chandraki village stating that he was ready to sleep on the road.

His remarks came in response to a report that he was receiving a luxurious treatment at the village. Prior to his visit, renovation was done in the bathroom of a lodge he was supposed to stay.

"What 5-star arrangements? Ready to sleep on the road. Want to ask the Opposition if I cannot have this basic facility, how will I work every day? A small bathroom was built. I will not be taking it back with me," Kumaraswamy had said during in Yadgir.

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Location: India, Karnataka, Bengaluru


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