'A self-made man': Twitter reacts to Robert Vadra's benami deal

Twitter has a field day reacting to Robert Vadra's alleged benami deal

FP Staff May 31, 2016 14:08:41 IST
'A self-made man': Twitter reacts to Robert Vadra's benami deal

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.

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.

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.

With inputs from PTI

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