Khader backs CM, denies nepotism charges

Khader backs CM, denies nepotism charges

Submitted by Kumuda on Fri, 2016-04-15 17:22 Mangaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who has caught himself on a wrong foot after it was reported that his younger son Dr Yatindra Siddaramaiah’s company bagged the tender to set up a laboratory, his cabinet colleague and Health Minister UT Khader has come to his rescue.Slamming Opposition parties, Khader brushed aside allegations of nepotism. He said the company jointly owned by chief minister’s younger son was awarded tender after a thorough “transparent” process. He further said that Dr Yatindra bagged the tender after his company met all the qualities so it is not fair to accuse chief minister of nepotism charges.Matrix Imaging Solutions India, a company jointly owned by the CM’s son, has bagged the tender to set up a super specialty lab at government-run PMSSY Hospital.