20/12/2015 4:52 PM IST | Updated 28/09/2016 5:13 PM IST

Panchkula Plot Case: BJP Is Like A Blind Man Looking For A Black Cat, Says Bhupinder Hooda

NEW DELHI -- Haryana's former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday said allegations of corruption in Panchkula Industrial Plot case against him is a case of political vendetta as the BJP government is behaving like a blind man looking for a black cat.

"It is a complete case of political vendetta and witch hunting. This government has failed on every front and trying to divert the attention from their corruption cases. They are behaving like a blind man looking for black cat in black bag in dark night which is not there," Hooda told ANI here.

Haryana Vigilance department on Saturday registered an FIR against former Chief Minister Bhupender Singh Hooda and three others in Panchkula Industrial Plot case on orders of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.

Haryana government has also recommended a CBI inquiry into the case.

The three others, against whom the case has been registered are former Chief Administrator of Haryana Urban Development Authority DPS Nagal, former Chief Finance Officer S.C. Kansal and another former officer of HUDA B. B. Taneja.

Chief Minister Manohar lal has said that there were allegations of nepotism and favoritism and cheating in the allotment of 14 industrial plots by HUDA in Panchkula.

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