Belagavi: MLA Laxmi Hebbalkar reacting to Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi’s statement that she distributed cookers out of his money in the run-up to elections for Belagavi Rural Assembly constituency, said that she would file a complaint with the Election Commission.
Reacting to Jarkiholi’s claims, she said, “Pressure cookers were distributed during the inauguration of Harsha Sugars and she had documents for purchase.”
She further added, “Jarkiholi if has purchased the pressure cookers out of his money.”
Ramesh Jarkiholi on Tuesday, July 7 stirred a controversy saying that the cookers were distributed out of his money in the run-up to elections for Belagavi Rural Assembly constituency.
“I spent money on the cookers distributed in Belagavi Rural Assembly constituency. It was not the other person (MLA Laxmi Hebbalkar). It is like someone making merry at the expense of others,” the minister said.