Manmohan Singh must resign; hold fresh elections, says Advani (PTI) Nellore, Andhra Pradesh: Alleging that Congress-led UPA government was steeped in corruption and had failed to control
inflation, BJP leader L K Advani today said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should quit and hold fresh elections, as the ruling alliance has lost confidence of the people.
Advani, who was in Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, to participate in a function said: "This government is totally corrupt. The Prime Minister has a great reputation of being an economist. But the common man is shocked to find that ever since this government has come to
power, prices have been going up and up."
A series of scams have come to light in the last few years for which UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister should be held responsible, he said.
It is wrong to say that the UPA government has sent corrupt leaders to jail, Advani said, adding that former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi were put behind bars because of the CAG report and judiciary action.