Nirav Modi did not have any private meeting with PM Modi at Davos, clarifies BJP
NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) has hit out on the Congress for claiming that billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi, allegedly concerned within the multi-crore Punjab Nationwide Financial institution rip-off, had a gathering with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Davos. Dismissing the claims, Ravi Shankar Prasad mentioned: “Nirav Modi didn’t meet PM Modi at Davos. Nirav Modi had arrived in Davos on his personal and was current at CII group photograph occasion,” Prasad mentioned.
Hitting out on the Congress, he mentioned that the get together ought to finish taking part in politics over pictures. “Many good and cosy pictures of most of the Congress leaders with Mehul Choksi is obtainable with us, however we do not need to stoop to that stage,” he added.
His assertion comes after Congress President Rahul Gandhi claimed that Nirav Modi was in Davis with the Prime Minister. Rahul had tweeted: “Information to Looting India by Nirav MODI
1. Hug PM Modi
2. Be seen with him in DAVOS
Use that clout to:
A. Steal 12,000Cr
B. Slip in a foreign country like Mallya, whereas the Govt appears the opposite manner.
The Congress has additionally alleged whistleblower had alerted the federal government in 2016 in regards to the banking fraud by Nirav Modi however the Prime Minister and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley ignored the tip. “What does the Prime Minister do? Nothing. What does the Finance Ministry do? Nothing. What does the Company Affairs Ministry do? Nothing. What does the Monetary Intelligence Unit of the Finance Ministry do? Nothing,” Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala mentioned.
Calling Nirav “chhota Modi”, he added that he was a part of a delegation travelling with Prime Minister Modi regardless of “the criticism towards him”. The BJP has referred to as the jibe derogatory and demeaning.