Reaction to surveys predicting visible defeat for BJP: Cong on ED searches in Chhattisgarh

New Delhi:┬áThe Congress on Wednesday said the ongoing Enforcement Directorate “raids” in Chhattisgarh were a reaction to the pre-poll surveys predicting a “massive rout” for the BJP, and asserted that its government will not get bogged down by such “threats”.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday conducted searches at the premises of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s political advisor Vinod Verma and an Officer on Special Duty (OSD), sources said.

Reacting to the development, Congress’ media and publicity department head Pawan Khera said, “The ongoing ED raids in Chattisgarh are a clear reaction to all the pre-poll surveys that have predicted a massive rout for the BJP.” “Our pro-people Congress government will not get bogged down by such threats. We have the power of the people behind us,” Khera said in a post on X.

The ED searches were also held at the premises of a businessman in Durg.