No deal and not using a deal and no contract and not using a minimize has been the coverage of Congress leaders, the BJP mentioned on Tuesday, attacking the opposition get together over experiences of kickbacks allegedly acquired by its members within the AgustaWestland chopper deal.
Demanding solutions from the Congress management, senior BJP chief and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that from the Jeep scandal, the Bofors rip-off to the submarine scandal and a number of other extra, Congress leaders for his or her profit made a “mockery” of nationwide safety.
Citing a media report on the important thing accused within the chopper deal mentioning the names of senior Congress leaders like Salman Khurshid and Ahmed Patel, and Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri, he mentioned, “Everytime you consider a kickback in a navy deal, consider some Congress leaders.”
“No defence deal and not using a loot, no defence deal and not using a kickback and no defence deal with out some Congress leaders turning into beneficiary of it has been the go-to coverage of Congress leaders,” the BJP chief mentioned at a press convention. The Congress president and “the prince of the get together” need to reply to the individuals, Prasad mentioned.
In 2010, there have been talks of shopping for AgustaWestland helicopters for VVIPs just like the president and the prime minister at a price of Rs three,600 crore, Prasad mentioned. Two years later, media experiences revealed that kickbacks had been given within the deal, the Union minister mentioned.
Although the Manmohan Singh-led UPA-2 authorities had ordered a CBI inquiry however no progress was made till the BJP-led NDA authorities was fashioned in Could 2014. Thereafter, arrests had been made within the case, Prasad mentioned.
Now, the important thing accused within the case, Rajiv Saxena, has talked about the names of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath’s nephew Ratul Puri and son Bakul Nath, together with names of different Congress leaders Salman Khurshid and Ahmed Patel in his statements earlier than the Enforcement Directorate (ED), he mentioned.
“The BJP calls for that the Congress get together not keep silence on this grave concern. The nation is awake and listening,” Prasad mentioned and requested “why can we at all times get names of Congress leaders each time a defence deal is referred to an investigative company”.