The principal opposition party, BJP, also tried to turn the heat on the finance minister while demanding a thorough probe in the entire scam. “We will also Prasad said on Thursday.
Sources close to Nalini Chidambaram, however, brushed aside the references and said her legal consultancy fees were given by cheques and due taxes were paid.
“She was never the legal advisor for Saradha. She has been a lawyer for more than four decades during which she has advised and argued for thousands of companies. How can she explain any misdeed by any of these companies?” a source close to Nalini Chidambaram told HT.
“If lawyers are sought to be linked to the behaviour of their clients, then no one can practice law,” the source added.
Probe sought into Assam minister’s roleGuwahati: A farmers’ organisation on Thursday demanded CBI probe into Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s alleged link with the Ponzi scheme. The group’s CMD Sudipta Sen had claimed the minister’s link. HTC