Jhabua: Congress president Rahul Gandhi, who is on a two-day whirlwind tour of the BJP-dominated Malwa region in the poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, made a scathing veiled attack on state's Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who, he alleged, was involved in deep-neck corruption.
Addressing a public meeting in Jhabua, Rahul said that there is "rampant corruption" in the state under the incumbent Shivraj government.
He claimed that the name of the son of 'mamaji' (the chief minister) had figured in the Panama Papers but no action was taken against him.
"Udhar Chowkidar, Idhar Mamaji. Mamaji ke jo bete hai, Panama Papers me unka naam nikalta hai. (On one side, you have the watchman (apparently referring to Modi), on the other side you have 'mamaji'. The name of the son of 'mamaji' figured in Panama Papers)," Rahul said.
"Nawaz Sharif Pakistan ke Prime Minister ka naam nikalta hai..Pakistan jaise desh me unko jail me daal dete hai. Magar Yahan ke chief minister ka beta, uska naam Panama Papers me nikalta hai to koi karyawai nahi hoti (The name of former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif appears in Panama Papers. In a country like Pakistan, he is jailed. Here, the name of the son of a CM figures in Panama Papers but no action is taken)," the Congress chief added.
Though he did not name Shivraj, it was widely believed that Rahul was apparently referring to MP CM.
Rahul further alleged that "r...