Karnataka Congress asks Veerappa Moily's son to explain anti-party tweet

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Mar 18, 2018, 03:16 AM(IST)

File photo of Veerappa Moily and his son Harsha. Photograph:( Twitter )

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The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee has issued a notice to Harsha Moily, son of former Chief Minister Veerappa Moily over a tweet alleging money power in the selection of candidates for the assembly elections

The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee has issued a notice to Harsha Moily, son of former Chief Minister Veerappa Moily over a tweet alleging money power in the selection of candidates for the assembly elections.

The committee has sought for an explanation within seven days. 

The tweet, which was also sent from Veerappa Moily's Twitter account on Thursday night, has been deleted.

Veerappa Moily, who had also tagged Rahul Gandhi, has denied the tweet, stating that his account could have been hacked.

The tweet, which alleged that there was a nexus between the state Public Works Department minister and contractors, read: INC needs to solve money in politics. We can't afford to have road contractors and their nexus with the state PWD minister determine how candidates are selected for the upcoming assembly elections

Karnataka BJP President and former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was quick to tweet:
 

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