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Kannan Seeks to Link Former Minister to Ranjit Sinha Case

Published: 11th September 2014 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th September 2014 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

PUDUCHERRY: Congress Member of Parliament P Kannan on Wednesday said that any probe ordered by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the CBI chief Ranjit Sinha  should also include the former Minister in the previous UPA government, under whom the CBI had been functioning.

In an apparent reference to former Union Minister of State for PMO V Narayanasamy  without naming him, Kannan said that if probed, a scam similar to that of 2G would surface.

Though the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had a clean image, the former minister who had been very close to the PM had allegedly misused his position in the Ministry and received kickbacks, said Kannan at a press conference here on Wednesday.

Also, Kannan alleged that several crores of rupees had changed hands and said that all those who were involved should be probed irrespective of whether they belong to the BJP or the Congress. 

Kannan said that when he meets Modi, he would seek a probe in this regard and added that days were not far when those involved would be behind bars.

Stating that there have been irregularities in the procurement of single boiled rice for distribution through PDS  by the present Rangasamy government as well as previous Congress government led by V Vaithilingam,  Kannan demanded also a probe.                 

Rs 50K Aid For J and K

Kannan also said he would provide Rs 50,000 to the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir from his MPLADS Fund.

While lauding the services being extended by the Armed forces and the Jammu and Kashmir government, he said that it was a humanitarian problem and he was just doing his bit to help the affected.

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