Madhya Pradesh minister Kamal Patel has demanded a CBI probe towards Congress chief Kamal Nath for allegedly “favouring imports from China” when he was the Union commerce minister.
The state agriculture and farmers welfare minister informed reporters on Friday that he has written a letter on this regard to Union Residence Minister Amit Shah.
The Congress has denied the allegation made by the BJP chief towards Kamal Nath, who was the commerce and trade minister within the party-led UPA authorities.
As per media studies, Individuals’s Republic of China had given help to the Rajiv Gandhi Basis (RGF) headed by Congress president Sonia Gandhi amounting to crores.
“And the way in which the then commerce minister (Nath) gave leisure to China in imports, it seems it was achieved in lieu of granting help to the inspiration, Mr Patel mentioned in his June 30 letter to Amit Shah.
Subsequently, it will be correct if a CBI probe is ordered on this matter towards Kamal Nath, Mr Patel mentioned.
Mr Patel mentioned when monetary help of any form from the Pakistani Excessive Fee to any particular person or institute is taken into account as getting used for terror-related actions, the identical yardstick must be utilized in context of China additionally as each the neighbours are creating issues at India’s borders.
Reacting to Mr Patel’s demand, state Congress spokesman and media coordinator of Kamal Nath, Narendra Singh Saluja, termed the letter as “deceptive” and an try to “idiot folks”.
If they’ve any proof towards Kamal Nath, they need to come ahead and get it probed from the CBI. It’s only a gimmick to mislead and idiot folks, Mr Saluja mentioned.
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