Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot slammed the Modi authorities on Monday and mentioned the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has been given extra energy than the police and so they can now arrest anybody with out justifying themselves.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (File/PTI)

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday attacked the Modi authorities and mentioned, “The Supreme Courtroom put a stamp on the powers of the Enforcement Directorate (ED). It doesn’t even should justify its motion now and may arrest anybody. It has been given extra powers than the police.”

The chief minister was talking at an occasion to evaluate funds schemes in Jaipur.

Gehlot additional mentioned, “There’s politics of 1 faith happening on this nation. This nation had by no means seen such a factor. Individuals are frightened however they’re scared and unable to talk from the worry of ED.”

Gehlot’s assertion comes amidst the ED’s arrests of a number of leaders belonging to opposition events. The probe company arrested Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday in reference to a cash laundering case linked to redevelopment of a chawl mission in Mumbai. Earlier, it additionally arrested now suspended TMC chief Partha Chatterjee after it discovered greater than Rs 20 crore in money on the residence of his aide, Arpita Mukherjee.

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Gehlot additionally attacked PM Modi and mentioned the prime minister didn’t act on his request to challenge an attraction for non-violence following the beheading of a tailor in Udaipur. “After the killing in Udaipur, if the arrests had not been made swiftly, there may have been communal riots within the state, within the nation. I prevented that. I requested PM Modi to challenge an attraction to folks to say that violence won’t be tolerated. He didn’t do this,” mentioned Gehlot.

A Hindu tailor was murdered in broad daylight in Udaipur by two males who later recorded a video admitting to killing the person over a social media submit in assist of Nupur Sharma.

Ashok Gehlot added, “He requested folks to participate in ‘taali-thaali’ in the course of the pandemic however didn’t make an attraction to not take pleasure in violence.”

He additionally spoke up on the Agnipath scheme and the NREGA, “Modi had taunted the NREGA and known as it a ineffective act which can act as a monument for our failure. Nevertheless, when the reverse migration occurred in the course of the lockdown, it was this act that got here to the rescue.” He additionally known as the Agnipath scheme a “joke” and requested what the Agniveers will do with the information of weapons after they retire on the age of 24.

Through the occasion, Gehlot introduced the formation of a peace and non-violence division in Rajasthan. The separate authorities division is to be shaped to make sure peace and non-violence within the state.

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