Bengaluru, May 7: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday sent a legal notice for criminal and civil defamation to Bharatiya Janata Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and BS Yeddyurappa, over corruption allegations made against him.
Siddaramaiah has demanded a public apology from the Prime Minister.
The legal notice says that if PM Modi does not offer a public apology, the Karnataka CM will file a Rs 100 crore defamation case against him.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah sends legal notice for criminal and civil defamation to BJP, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and BS Yeddyurappa, over BJP's corruption charges against him.
— ANI (@ANI) May 7, 2018
The notice also mentions the saffron party’s ad campaign in the poll bound-state, which also targeted the Siddaramaiah government.
During public rallies in Karnataka, the Prime Minister attacked Siddaramaiah and his government, calling it a ‘Seedha Rupaiya Sarkar’ and ’10 percent government’.