PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday referred to Republic TV and OpIndia report on the links between Rahul Gandhi and arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari who has been under ED scanner.
The report exposes Rahul Gandhi's link to Sanjay Bhandari who is a close aide of Robert Vadra. The report also exposes the how Gandhi and his sister Priyanka and brother-in-law Vadra did unscrupulous land deals through middlemen like Bhandari, CC Thampi and HL Pahwa.
PM Modi tweeted had quoted FM Arun Jaitley's blog which has is about the steps taken by the Centre to curb corruption in the country.
PM Modi said in the tweet, "No place for middlemen. No tolerance for corruption. No fake beneficiaries swindling away recourses. This is a New India. We have worked hard to remove corruption and punish the corrupt. Do read this fine piece by @arunjaitley Ji,"
Republic TV on Tuesday had written about the OpIndia report on suspicious land deals which were made through one HL Pahwa who was on CC Thampi's payroll. The documents show that the land dealings are between Rahul Gandhi and HL Pahwa. Pahwa is alleged to be on the payroll of CC Thampi, who is connected to both Sanjay Bhandari and Robert Vadra. Bhandari is under the scanner of the I-T department and the ED for allegedly receiving kickbacks from petroleum and defence deals under the UPA.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday commented on his blog on the expose on Rahul Gandhi's links with Sanjay Bhandari over the Rafale deal and negotiations for the Eurofighter deal during the UPA rule.