Siddaramaiah says 70-lakh watch gifted to him is 'second-hand'

Siddaramaiah says 70-lakh watch gifted to him is

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-02-25 17:15 Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday rubbished the allegations made by Janata Dal (Secular) state president HD Kumaraswamy over the 70-lakh watch controversy, saying the same was a second-hand accessory which was gifted to him."I'm a simple man. Kumaraswamy ji is simply making allegations against me," Siddarmaiah told the press conference.After drawing flak for his diamond-studded Hublot watch, Siddaramaiah said, "It is a second-hand watch gifted to me. I will pay the gift tax. I won't wear it and will make a state asset," he added. (ANI)