Manali: Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh today refused to resign over graft charges leveled by Arun Jaitley and other BJP leaders saying that rather than resigning he was ready to face a probe by any competent agency.
The chief minister was speaking to local media persons here today at Manali Press club before inaugurating five day Manali Winter Carnival-2014.
He blamed the BJP and some of the congress leaders too for hatching conspiracy against him in the present scenario relating to graft charges investment and getting payment from an hydro power company.
The Chief minister accused Dhumal family of hatching conspiracy against him besides some of the congress leaders.
He alleged that Hamirpur MP Anurag Thakur was launching malicious propaganda against him in Delhi by issuing misleading statements only for the reason that the state government had tightened its noose for a big scandal that has taken place in HPCA.
He said that misleading tirade against him was being launched by Anurag Thakur out of frustration. He added that when he took loan from the private company in question at that time he was not in power rather he was a common man at that time.
He said that he had got the payment from the company through transparent mode by cheque and was also making repayment through cheque.
The CM said that investment of his kith and kins was in the share of the company which was less than even 1%. He said that his kith and kins were at liberty to make investment in white.