BJP government ordering IT raids in poll-bound states: Chandrababu Naidu

Vastavam web: AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu discussed with party senior leaders on the latest situation after massive raids are started by special teams of Income Tax officials. Naidu told the leaders it had become a habit for the BJP government at the Centre to order IT raids in all those States that are bound for elections.

He referred to the recent raids in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Telangana and now in Andhra Pradesh. Though no reports of raids on Minister Narayana and other TDP leaders’ were confirmed till now today, Mr. Naidu said there was a need for all leaders to remain alert and keep a close watch. Meanwhile, the IT officials who gathered in Vijayawada in large numbers were stated to have stopped implementing their plan A, that is to raid properties of political leaders at the last minute because of excessive media attention and possible backlash from TDP leaders. Today’s raids were focused on DS Logistics, Southern Developers & Constructions, Subhagruha Constructions and several precasting and brick industries near Jaggaiahpeta town.