As polling draws closer, top BJP leaders are raising the spectre of imminent collapse of the Kamal Nath government soon after the Lok Sabha election to hold out an open threat to the bureaucracy.
State BJP president Rakesh Singh on Saturday warned the chief secretary and the director general of police (DGP) of dire consequences if they acted against party workers under directions of the “unstable” Congress government. Singh, who is contesting the Jabalpur seat, held out the threat following detention of a BJP worker by the police in Gohalpur police station in the city for violating the Model Code of Conduct. Singh had gone to police station to get the worker released.
In similar vein, former chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan threatened the Chhindwara collector for denying him permission to land the BJP leader’s chopper after 5 pm two days ago. Using derogatory language from an election podium, Chouhan dubbed the collector ‘a stooge’ while warning the officer that “we will be back soon”.…
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