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?Tap my phone if I?m threat to nation?

FORMER CHIEF minister Digvijay Singh on Tuesday said in Bhopal that if his phones were tapped in keeping with prescribed laws and rules, he would not object to that.

india Updated: Mar 08, 2006 12:16 IST

FORMER CHIEF minister Digvijay Singh on Tuesday said in Bhopal that if his phones were tapped in keeping with prescribed laws and rules, he would not object to that.

Reacting to rumours that phones of a large number of politicians, bureaucrats and journalists were being tapped in Madhya Pradesh, Digvijay Singh said that there was provision for phone tapping in the Telegraph Act if there is perception of threat to national security from someone.

“If the State Government feels that way about Digvijay Singh, I would not have any objection to my phone tapping. But it should be done in keeping with the law and rules laid down for the purpose”, he said.