A number ofChief Ministers Tuesday defended the federal government within the wake of the scandal, and focused the Congress for stalling the home. A take a look at what some mentioned:
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath mentioned opposition events had been making a “detrimental” ambiance and stalling the Parliament proceedings over the Pegasus controversy. He additionally demanded that they apologise.
He mentioned the the Opposition’s “detrimental perspective” didn’t enable points on the frequent folks to be raised in Parliament.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani
Criticising the Opposition Congress for “unnecessarily” creating an issue over the Pegasus spy ware earlier than the beginning of the Monsoon Session, Rupani mentioned the occasion has an “anti-national mindset”. A launch from the chief minister’s workplace quoted Rupani as saying, “By changing into an instrument within the arms of overseas forces, Congress is damaging the repute of the nation.”
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
The BJP-led authorities, which helmed the state from 2014 to 2019, by no means availed the providers of NSO Group — the Israeli agency behind the spy ware Pegasus — for phone-tapping, chief of the Opposition within the state legislative meeting Fadnavis mentioned on Tuesday.
Terming allegations made by the Congress and the NCP as baseless, Fadnavis mentioned, “Throughout my tenure as Chief Minister of Maharashtra, we had by no means availed the providers of NSO.”
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Sarma demanded a ban on human rights group Amnesty Worldwide’s actions in India for its position within the Pegasus controversy. The BJP chief additionally claimed that all the controversy was an “worldwide conspiracy by the Left-wing organisations, together with Amnesty Worldwide, “to defame the Centre.