Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter and state legislator K. Kavitha on Monday announced that she will file defamation suit against two BJP leaders for their allegation that she was involved in the multi-crore liquor policy scam in Delhi.
Kavitha, a member of Telangana Legislative Council, said the defamation suit will be filed against BJP MP Parvesh Varma and former MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa.
The former MP will also move court seeking an injunction order against those making the allegations.
This came a day after the two BJP leaders alleged that she played a crucial role in a liquor policy scam involving Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has already filed a case against Sisodia and others including Hyderabad-based Arun Ramachandran Pillai, accusing them of indulging in financial irregularities in executing the new liquor policy for the national capital.
Manjinder Singh Sirsa alleged on Sunday that Kavitha facilitated the meetings at the Oberoi Hotel and brought liquor barons from the south.
Kavitha termed the allegations “completely baseless”. “Today, I want to make it clear that allegations made against me by the BJP and their leaders are completely baseless. Allegations will certainly remain allegations,” she said.
Stating that the BJP government has all agencies in their hands, she said they can do whatever investigations required and she would completely cooperate.
Kavitha claimed that the BJP was trying to tarnish the reputation of chief minister KCR’s family by making baseless allegations.
“I want to say in front of the nation that my leader honourable KCR garu who is chief minister of Telangana has been very vocal and has been very sharp in criticising policies of the BJP government. I believe we believe and the people of Telangana believe that, rattled by the allegations made by the CM, the BJP is trying to malign the reputation of our family,” she said.
Stating that they are the family of fighters who fought for Telangana and were on the streets and were with people, she said BJP wanted to put them down by throwing some baseless allegations.
“They will just remain baseless allegations. Nothing is going to come out of it. Today you are in power, you want to use agencies, want to use the media and use everything possible to curtail the voice of opposition. I am so sorry you are messing with the wrong people,” she added.