'Congress celebrating corruption': BJP after SC's bail to Chidambaram

Taking a dig at the opposition party, the BJP went on to name leaders such as Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.

Published: 04th December 2019 11:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th December 2019 01:23 PM   |  A+A-

Sambit Patra

Sambit Patra (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Stating that P Chidambaram has joined the "Out On Bail Club", the BJP on Wednesday said the Congress' reaction following the Supreme Court's bail to the former minister in a money laundering case was a "classic case" of the party celebrating corruption.

Taking a dig at the opposition party, the BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra on Twitter went on to name leaders such as Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.

"Classic case of @INCIndia 'Celebrating Corruption'!!"

"So finally Chidambaram too joins the long list of - OOBC(Out On Bail Club) in the Congress ..He joins the coveted Club, some members of which are:1)Sonia Gandhi 2)Rahul Gandhi 3)Robert Vadra 4)Motilal Vohra 5)Bhupinder Hooda 6)Sashi Tharoor Etc Etc," Sambit Patra said on Twitter.

Chidambaram, 74, was granted bail by a three-judge apex court bench after 105 days in custody.

He was arrested by the CBI on August 21 in the INX-Media corruption case.

On October 16, the Enforcement Directorate arrested him in the money-laundering case.

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