After it came to light that Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, was allegedly involved in a benami deal, as reported by NDTV, where arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari acted as the former's frontman in 2009, Gandhi has hit back at the government on the charges levelled against Vadra.
Ye bhi ek conspiracy hai, "Cong mukt Bharat" ka matlab kya hai? Roz bahaana banate hai, galat ilzam lagate hai: Sonia Gandhi on Robert Vadra
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) May 31, 2016
BJP MP Kirit Somaiya demanded that investigating agencies should look into the report that alleged Robert Vadra’s links with a purported arms dealer, according to a report by The Hindu.
Sonia Gandhi called it a government conspiracy in its bid for a "Congress-free" India and dared it to order an impartial probe. "This is a conspiracy for Congress-free country. What is the meaning of Congress-free India. Everyday they make new excuses. They level false charges. If there is something, then there should be an impartial probe. Everything will become clear," she said.
— ANI (@ANI_news) May 31, 2016
According to documents accessed by Outlook, it was revealed that Bhandari was reportedly in contact with Sonia Gandhi and senior leaders from BJP and Congress. It also added that the source for funds of the London property (bought for almost Rs 19 crore) was alleged to have been funded by Bhandari.
Twitter went wild discussing Vadra.
A young Johnny Lever discussing "plot" of his next film with Robert Vadra who seems all ears. pic.twitter.com/SwSUjwZF3d
— Stereotypewriter (@babumoshoy) May 12, 2016
Is Robert Vadra losing the plot?
— Gautam Trivedi (@Gotham3) May 10, 2016
Impressed by Robert #Vadra's fine effort to emulate Asif Zardari. Just needs a French chateau and a few black goats to complete the picture.
— Sadanand Dhume (@dhume) May 30, 2016
“Robert Vadra, A Self-Made Man” ~ Author, Sonia Gandhi
— Tedious Thinker (@TediousThinker) May 31, 2016
— ChaitanyaChinchlikar (@filmyfoodie) May 20, 2016
Me: Happy Mother's Day
Robert Vadra: Happy Mother-in-law's Day
— No one (@sanmistryious) May 11, 2016
With inputs from PTI
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Updated Date: May 31, 2016 17:09:06 IST