Bengaluru, Aug 15: BJP MLC A H Vishwanath has held Congress leaders Siddaramaiah and former Speaker Ramesh Kumar responsible for the recent violence in Bengaluru.
Vishwanath was asked by media to about the attack on the house of Congress MLA Akhanda Srinivasamurthy over a defamatory response to a post.
According to him, the speeches made by Siddaramaiah and Ramesh Kumar during the protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is responsible for the riots and arson in DJ Halli and KG Halli of Bengaluru.
The Congress leaders are playing politics and their MLA B Z Zameer Ahmed Khan is visiting the houses of the people who attacked the MLA’s house. No Congress leader has visited the house of Srinivasamurthy. Congress and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) are playing politics in the issue, he said.