Mangaluru: MLC and State Chief Whip Ivan D Souza has stated that he would file a defamation suit against three BJP leaders for accusing CM Siddaramaiah over land denotification issue.
Speaking to reporters, Ivan DSouza said that he would file a defamation suit against BJP leaders, MLC B J Puttaswamy, State BJP Spokesperson Go Madhusadan and MLA Ravi Subramanyam for levelling false allegations against CM Siddramaiah over land denotification. The BJP trio, in a press meet, has accused CM Siddaramaiah of illegally denotifying 6 acres and 26 guntas of land worth of Rs 300 crore in the prime area of Bhoopsandra Village, Bengaluru North Taluk.
Accusing that people in BJP are experts in leveling false allegations, D’Souza said even CM himself has stated that everything had been done as per the law. Moreover, I have examined the documents.There is no fact in the allegations levelled by the BJP leaders. The allegations are baseless and false", he said. After gathering a legal opinion, I have decided to file a defamation suit in Dakshina Kannada district court against these three BJP leaders he added.