Only few dare to speak about their vices in open, however former Karnataka chief minister JH Patel didn’t have qualms about it. Amid allegations on his private life, he had stated, “Whiskey after sunset and girls is my weak spot.” This had brought about an enormous public outcry.
Cut to 2021, Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarakiholi resigned after an alleged intercourse tape was uncovered. In his resignation letter, he wrote, “The allegations are removed from the reality. There must be an instantaneous investigation into this. I imagine that I’m harmless however I resign on ethical grounds. Kindly settle for my resignation.”
TV channels flashed photos of the former minister from the ‘intercourse CD’ and alleged that he requested sexual from the lady in trade for a authorities job.
The scandal involving Jarakiholi isn’t a primary in Karnataka politics. Several politicians in the state have resigned over intercourse scandals earlier.
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Here are a few of them:
A nurse named Jayalakshmi had launched images with politician MP Renukacharya, alleging sexual harassment by him. The lady had alleged that she had acquired threats after her allegations and even calls to the state ladies’s fee hadn’t helped. Renukacharya needed to resign from his place.
The BJP Minister of Food and Civil Supplies Hartalu Halappa was charged with raping his good friend’s spouse in 2009. The minister needed to resign in gentle of the allegations, however was later acquitted in 2017. The courtroom stated that the prosecution didn’t get sufficient proof.
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Raghupathi Bhat, an Udupi MLA, needed to resign after his intercourse tape was leaked to media shops, forcing him to withdraw his candidature from meeting polls.
Laxman Sawadi, CC Patil and Krishna Palemar had been in the face of a large scandal after they had been accused of watching porn in the Karnataka meeting in 2012 — a difficulty that drew nationwide consideration. The case was investigated by the state house division. Sawadi was proved unsuitable in this report. The report stated the different two had no function in the minister’s misconduct. He is nowthe Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka.
While most of those that resigned over scandals are BJP leaders, the Congress in the state isn’t unscathed. A intercourse tape of then minister HY Meti was leaked in 2016. Meti was the excise minister and needed to resign from his submit.
A intercourse tape of BJP’s Mahadevapura MLA Arvind Limbavali in July 2019 brought about a lot furore in the Karnataka meeting with the him breaking down in the meeting. He had stated he was a sufferer of a pretend video. Later in December 2019, a forensic report stated the video was pretend.