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I am ready for any investigation: Kushwaha

Jan 04, 2012 06:50 PM IST Politics Politics

New Delhi: Babu Singh Kushwaha, who is facing a CBI inquiry for his alleged involvement in the NRHM scam, on Wednesday said that he was ready for any investigation.

"I appeal to CBI that they should do a fair inquiry. I had joined BJP on ideological reasons. I am strongly against 4.5 per cent reservation. This is done to take away the share of OBC in reservation," he said.

CBI on Wednesday conducted searches at 60 places, including at the residence of former UP Family Welfare Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, to probe alleged irregularities in the Rs 10,000 crore funds allocated under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).

The CBI carried out searches after registering five cases on January two in which Kushwaha has been named in one of the cases, official sources said.

Kushwaha had joined BJP on Tuesday after being sacked by UP Chief Minister Mayawati.