New Delhi: Sharing the dais with Ramdev, BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Monday pledged his party's "full support" to the yoga guru's agitation against blackmoney and launched a blistering attack on the Congress-led UPA Government on issues like corruption and blackmoney.

Appearing along with NDA convenor Sharad Yadav at the Ramlila Maidan protest venue, Gadkari told Ramdev that the BJP would stand "fully behind him" in his agitation demanding bringing back blackmoney stashed away in foreign banks and that the party was raising the issue in Parliament.

"There is no political agenda to this agitation. This agitation should not be seen from political prism. This is an agitation of the people of the country and not of one single party. Blackmoney should be brought back to the country and spent on the country's development," he said in his address.

'Government misusing CBI'

Alleging that CBI has become "Congress Investigation Bureau", Gadkari claimed that the investigative agency was the "biggest strength" of the Government which is using it to blackmail people like Ramdev.

"We have not seen it once. We have seen it many times that CBI is misused by the government. They use it to blackmail people. They are trying to harass people like Ramdev and his supporters," he said.

Gadkari attacks government

The BJP chief also wanted to know why the Government was "reluctant" in naming the people who have stashed black money in foreign shores.

"The BJP is fully behind Baba in his fight against blackmoney. He has our full support. Here you are leading lakhs of people in the movement and in Parliament, the BJP raised the issue and stalled the House on the matter," he said.

He said blackmoney should be brought back to the country and spent on developing India.

Gadkari also alleged that the Government "shows the way" to jail to people who raise their voice against corruption and blackmoney instead of listening to them.

"The Government is full of corruption. The PMO and most departments saw the file regarding 2G spectrum but they said they know nothing. Did not P Chidambaram clear the files? Only Raja and Kalmadi have landed in jail," he charged.

"I feel that after the elections, most people who are roaming in Central Hall will be in Tihar Jail. This is what I feel," he said.

He also asked people of the country to support the movement against blackmoney and corruption so that the money is spent on their development and empowerment.


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