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Congress- BJP Feud: Rahul Gandhi alleges Arun Jaitley of striking deal with Vijay Mallya

Congress- BJP Feud: Rahul Gandhi alleges Arun Jaitley of striking deal with Vijay Mallya

In the wake of the argument of liquor baron Vijay Mallya claiming to have met minister of finance Arun Jaitley before fleeing to London, the Congress on weekday defendant Jaitley of placing a take care of Mallya and asked him to resign.
Addressing a media conference within the city, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said that it's a "clear-cut case of collusion". "This may be a clear-cut case of collusion. There’s some deal between them. Minister of finance should resign and this could be investigated."
The Congress chief conjointly alleged that the arrest notice issued for Mallya was modified to tell notice which may be done solely by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). "The notice issued for Vijay Mallya was modified to the inform notice. nobody will try this aside from CBI. They must clarify if they did this on their own or were orders given to CBI?" asserted Rahul.
Rahul went on that Prime Minister Narendra Modi decides everything within the government and asked if it had been Jaitley who had united to let fugitive Mallya run remove from the country or if the order had come from the prime minister.
He conjointly defendant Jaitley of not notifying the CBI or ED even when Mallya told the minister of finance concerning "fleeing the country".Rahul claimed that initially Jaitley had same that he ne'er met Mallya, however Mallya did meet him within the passageway and informed that he was reaching to London. "Jaitley is lying, the government is lying. He (Mallya) was given a free passage out of the country by the minister of finance," same Rahul.
"Yesterday, Arun Jaitley said that Vijay Mallya had formally approached him in Parliament. He writes drawn-out blogs however why did he not mention any of this before?" same the Congress president.
Congress leader PL Punia same he witness Mallya meeting Jaitley in Parliament throughout 2016 Budget session. He said that the meeting seemed to be of formal nature and lasted 15-20 minutes. "On March one, 2016, after I was in Central Hall of Parliament House, I witnessed Arun Jaitley and Vijay Mallya talking discretely. On March 3, we tend to detected from the media that he fled the country on March 2, 2016. I made this clear in every of my interview with media. There are CCTV cameras; we will all see that for proof. If I am wrong I will resign from politics," concluded Punia.