CM HDK says ‘US trip was on personal expenses’
Chief Minister Kumaraswamy informed that his next visit to the United States is casual and he will be going on his personal expenses.
The statement among claims the JD(S) leader is facing considering the claimed expenditure of taxpayers’ money for casual purposes.
‘I am traveling to New Jersey to participate in a foundation laying ceremony of Adichunchanagiri Mutt. It is not an official tour. I am traveling on my personal expenses’ Kumaraswamy said.
The Chief Minister said this regard for the “Grama Vastavya” program goes to the Congress-JD(S) coalition. “The cabinet ministers from Congress party also participated in the village stay with me. So, the credit goes to the officials from all departments” he said.
He is facing the opposition on his program at villagers’ homes, he said, “in a school in Yadgir, I saw a slogan that says silence is the only answer for the meaningless question.’ So, I choose not to reach on his anymore.” In timely BJP had allegedly elevated questions held Mr. Kumarswamy held official meetings at a five-star hotel, which is situated next to his allotted official home in Bangalore.
CM said “have I submitted any expenditure bill to the government? It is my personal issue. I am not interested in getting a certificate from friends from BJP. I will work according to my conscience.”
And also, Congress leader M Veerappa Moily had claimed Mr. Kumaraswamy held his village tour, saying “simply sitting” does not work.” “Simply sitting after becoming a chief minister or minister does not work. It is important to concentrate on schemes and their implementation. Chief Minister or Ministers roaming around in villages does not work”, Mr. Moily said.
The “Grama Vastavya” started is the resumption of HDK’s 2006 rural exceed program during which he remained at the villager's homes.