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Probe charges against Robert Vadra, those involved should come clear: BJP

PTI  Nagpur, October 07, 2012
First Published: 18:36 IST(7/10/2012) | Last Updated: 19:36 IST(7/10/2012)

Sticking to its demand for a probe into Arvind Kejriwal's allegations on Robert Vadra's dealings with DLF, BJP on Sunday said those involved should put forward "concrete clarification" on the charges to put an end to the issue.

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"A company (DLF) which itself has a loan to the tune of Rs. 22,000 crore and paying an interest of 15% thereon, was extending interest-free loans worth Rs. 65 crore to Vadra," BJP national spokesman Prakash Javadekar told reporters in Nagpur while demanding a probe into the matter.

Asked why the party did not raise the issue earlier, he said the BJP had given notice in Parliament, but was denied permission (for discussion).

BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the truth about the charges should come before the people.

"One organisation alleges irregularities and then the Congress claims that nothing sort of this has happended... there will be no end to this cycle.

"The concerned parties should put forward concrete clarification on the matter to put an end to the issue. If there is an iota of truth in it, then that should be revealed to the public. It is false, then that should come out too," he said.

Meanwhile, Javadekar accused the Congress-led UPA government of not keeping its promise of holding consultations with the main Opposition parties and all state governments before bringing in FDI in retail.

"Our opposition to the FDI in retail will continue," he said.

He claimed Congress does not enjoy majority in Parliament and should not push the economic reforms.


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