Uttarakhand Congress Ready For Probe Into Harish Rawat’s Assets

Dehradun: Responding to the BJP demand of an investigation into the assets of former Chief Minister Harish Rawat, the Congress party said they are ready for any kind of probe and a “non-political” commission can be set up for the purpose.

Former minister Pritam Singh, and Surendra Kumar, advisor to the former Chief Minister, told mediapersons here, the party is ready for the probe into the assets Mr Rawat earned during his tenure in the office.

They said the Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice should be requested to set up a five-member “non-political” probe commission to look into the matter.

State BJP chief Ajay Bhatt on Saturday levelled corruption allegation against the former chief minister and his ministers and demanded a probe into their assets.