Chennai: Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Celebration chief Ok Annamalai on Wednesday gave a “light” reminder to Chief Minister MK Stalin about an outdated video the place the DMK chief is heard talking towards Senthil Balaji who was then a Cupboard Minister within the AIADMK authorities.
“A mild reminder to Thiru @mkstalin on what he spoke a number of years again in regards to the #CashForJobScam tainted Thiru Senthil Balaji. Are you going to refute this, Thiru @mkstalin? Why are you taking part in the sufferer card at the moment?” Annamalai wrote on Twitter. Within the video, Stalin was heard talking a few bus-ticket merchandising machine rip-off finished by Balaji. “I spoke in regards to the rip-off finished whereas procuring the machines with proof within the Meeting,” Stalin might be purportedly heard saying within the video posted by Annamalai on Twitter.
“There’s a minister from this Karur district Senthil Balaji. Although the cupboard was reshuffled 15 instances and senior members have been modified, Senthil Balaji remained within the Cupboard despite the fact that he was a junior minister,” Stalin was heard saying.
Stalin may also be heard saying that Balaji was thought-about to be one of many candidates for the publish of Chief Minister when the AIADMK authorities was in hassle. “I’ve heard that he was one of many CM possible candidates. That is the affect that he wields,” Stalin was heard saying within the video. Additional Stalin may be heard as saying, “Senthil Balaji and his brother are controlling the Karur district by corruption, land grabbing and looting. Everybody is aware of about him.”
Senthil Balaji, who was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) within the early hours of Wednesday, was a minister beneath the AIADMK regime and switched sides to the DMK within the 12 months 2017.
Balaji was admitted to the Omandurar authorities hospital after he complained of chest discomfort.
On Wednesday, Stalin issued an announcement after visiting the hospitalised Balaji, during which he mentioned that the DMK is not going to be intimidated by the threats of the BJP and that folks will train the BJP a lesson within the 2024 elections.
On Tuesday raids have been carried out at Balaji’s Karur residence and his workplace on the state secretariat by the ED officers officers in connection to an alleged cash laundering case. Following this, the ED took custody of the DMK minister for questioning.
Excessive drama was witnessed outdoors the Chennai hospital when he was introduced with Balaji’s supporters elevating slogans outdoors the ability protesting towards the ED motion. (ANI)
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