New Delhi: Anna Hazare on Wednesday demanded the three BJP ministers, who were caught watching porn inside Karnataka Assembly, be sent to jail and dismissed from the House.
In a statement, Hazare said political parties were full of such people and these leaders are "dirtying the sacred temples - Parliament and state Assemblies of our democracy".
"Today, parties are competing with each other in giving tickets to such people. Parties are full of such people. They are dirtying Parliament and state Assemblies. The future of the country is not safe in their hands.
"They (ministers) have to be removed from Assembly as they have insulted the Assembly. They have insulted the Constitution. They should be send to jail," Hazare said.
His reaction came following the resignation of Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi and Women and Child Development Minister CC Patil to quit while Minister for Ports, Science and Technology Krishna Palemar was axed for allegedly providing the blue film to them.
The three ministers have been barred from attending the Assembly till the probe into the matter is over. A six-member committee has been formed to look into the matter and the Assembly was adjourned sine die on Wednesday.
The six-member committee will submit its report by March 12.
With Additional Inputs From PTI
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