BJP refutes Cong allegations, says PM or Amit Shah have no links with realtor Mahesh Shah

"Would like to make it clear that PM or Amit Shah ji have no connection whatsoever with businessman Mahesh Shah," said Prasad.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 29, 2016 7:41 pm
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The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday refuted allegations levelled by the Congress against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on their alleged links with Gujarat businessman Mahesh Shah, who recently declared over Rs 1,300 crore under the Income Declaration Scheme (IDS). In a statement to the media, Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad took on the Congress and said it is the party’s character to level false and baseless allegations. “Would like to make it clear that PM or Amit Shah ji have no connection whatsoever with businessman Mahesh Shah. Will explore legal options if Congress continues with hit and run tactic,” said Prasad.

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Prasad also posed a question for Congress President Sonia Gandhi: “Want to ask Sonia Gandhi whether her son and his lackeys are making such juvenile statements with her approval.” He added that only two kinds of people are scared of PM Modi’s surgical strikes, those across the border and the corrupt.

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Earlier in the day, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala termed demonetisation as the “biggest scam in the political history of India”, while addressing a press briefing in Jaipur. Surjewala accused PM Modi of turning RBI into “Reverse Bank of India” by changing rules as many as 135 times. He asked the PM and the ruling BJP to reveal their links with Gujarat businessman Mahesh Shah, who recently declared over Rs 1300 crore,  and accused both Modi and Amit Shah of knowing him.

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    Iyer
    Dec 29, 2016 at 10:40 am
    All the genius commenting here please understand congress desperate to attack Pm Modi and are doing the hit and run tactics. Rahul vincci will finally land in a defamation soup for sure. he should be jailed for making false alegations.
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      L.C.Prasad
      Dec 29, 2016 at 10:49 am
      Corrupt certify corrupts.....This type of comedy will run only in India...!!!!
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        Shyam Gupta
        Dec 29, 2016 at 10:19 am
        Do your homework firstlt;br/gt;Amount declared by mahesh shah was Rs 13000 crores and he turned a defaulter by not paying first installment of tax due on it
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          SubbuI
          Dec 29, 2016 at 12:13 pm
          MAHASH SHAH WILL DIE IN ACCIDENT LIKE MUNDE( who knew more about invovement of MS mafia of GUJTATH in PRAMOD MAHAJAN KILLING) OR LIKE EX HOME MINISTER OF GUJTATH HAREN PANDYA WHO WAS DONE MS MAFIA. SO HE WILL NOT REVEAL THE NAME OF DON OR HIS SPOON RATHER DIE. ALSO THE BULK OF THE LOOT SLASH BELONGS TO ASARAM BAPU AND GUJARATH POLICE MAFIA CASH.NALAYAK NMODI IS WORST THAN HITLER. ATLEAST HE WAS NOT A PERSONNELY CORRUPTED SO CALLED FAKIR.SHAME ON HIS BAKTHS
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            SubbuI
            Dec 29, 2016 at 1:47 pm
            ASARAM BAPU WAS TAKEN CARE BY MODISHAH GUJRATH MAFIA.THIS CRIMNAL MOLESTER AND RAPIST ASARAM BAPU AND HIS SON NARAYAN SAI CHERISHED AND PROSPERED UNDER MODI 12 YEAR CM TIME AND MAD 5000 CRORES WORTH OF BLACK ETS. LET THIS RAVAN MODI REFUSE THIS?
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              SubbuI
              Dec 29, 2016 at 1:41 pm
              MS MAFIA OF GUJRATH PLANED AND KILLED PROMOD MAHAJAN.BY MAKING HIS BROTHER DRUG ADDIICT THANKS TO PARRIKER DRUG LORD OF GOA . PIBLE COMPETER FOR PM POST ELIMINATEDlt;br/gt;MUNDE WAS KILLED IN ACCIDENT BY SAME MAFIA AS HE HAS KNOWLEDGE OF ABOVE PLANlt;br/gt;WHY MUNDE MURDERER IS NOT YET CONVICTED?lt;br/gt;MODISHAH MAFIA MUST BE FINISHED ONCE FOR ALL
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                SubbuI
                Dec 29, 2016 at 1:50 pm
                Typos in my below comment:-lt;br/gt;MADE 5000 CRORES not MAD 5000 CRORES
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                  vvvvv
                  Dec 29, 2016 at 12:39 pm
                  My dear u r RSS type of ideology not taking serious for Congress or Rahul hi jee but we common clean mind always take serious. Stop all this nonsense against respected party and their leader enough is enough dont try to make PM and Amit shah as clean or saint or Swamies... as per sonia jee murder of democracy Jai Hind
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                    vvvvv
                    Dec 29, 2016 at 12:41 pm
                    Very true... still not serious isnt....shame to Modi and Amit shah.. Jai Hind
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                      AAK
                      Dec 29, 2016 at 4:08 pm
                      Good!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Can you also refute that Modi did not take any bribes from Sahara, Birla or any other corporate houses to fund Rs 10000 crores election campaign?
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                        Mathura
                        Dec 29, 2016 at 12:03 pm
                        Forget all this hype Ravi Shankar Prasad you should have courage to declare how much cash money,BJP and its ociated organisations, deposited just before and after demonetisation.
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                          Vikrant
                          Dec 29, 2016 at 11:37 am
                          The biggest realtor of India - Vadra.... only Indian in the list of top 20 richest politician of world Sonia hi... now with these 2 rags to riches with no source of income at helm of Congress... all other rich indians are pygmies.. Congress needs to explain source of income of these 2 first
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                            ATUL
                            Dec 29, 2016 at 10:59 am
                            Gupt Rooge like Impotent Feku G. ask ur feKu g to bACK his wife first before preaching nation building. RSS chaddi walAs are creating all nuisance and hidden terror outfit with m killer amit shah Mohan bhagwat baba ramdev jootley jaitley, better we geT rid them all as soon as possible . else soon will be sitting under pepal trees and drink gaumata drink and gobar bhajee
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                              ATUL
                              Dec 29, 2016 at 10:58 am
                              Gupt Rooge like Impotent Feku G. ask ur feKu g to bet his wife first before preaching nation building. RSS chaddi wals are creating all nuisance and hidden terror outfit with m killer amit shah Mohan bhagwat baba ramdev jootley jaitley, better we ger rid them all as soon as possible . else soon will be sitting under pepal trees and drink gaumata drink and gobar bhajee
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                                PN badri
                                Dec 29, 2016 at 10:27 am
                                Mahesh Shah economic offense to be investigated by sitting supreme court judge to clear the doubts. People are enled to the truth. Government sidetracking the offense not at all correct. Brutal majority governments atude nothing but arrogant /autocratic.
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                                  Barb Dewyre
                                  Dec 29, 2016 at 11:47 am
                                  Forget all this hype Ravi Shankar Prasad. Just announce that BJP will not accept any cash donations.
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                                    bitterhoney
                                    Dec 29, 2016 at 1:32 pm
                                    The real faces of Modi and Amit Shah will be revealed to public whenever they loose elections. Skeletons will start falling from the cupboards.
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                                      Vinod
                                      Dec 29, 2016 at 11:12 am
                                      An allegation is an allegation. If not proved otherwise people might take it as truth. Law must run it's course in anyone's case however powerful one may be now. This is the only way to restore credibility of insutions and organisations.lt;br/gt;When allegations are made against a public figure it must be subjected to thorough scrutiny. Just one of the ministers coming up and defending his master hardly pes the test of public scrutiny. lt;br/gt;We all aspire to have a corruption free society but that goal is to be achieved in a manner that is democratic and liberative. Oppressive measures may bring short term dividends but creates alienation in the long run , something which does not serve the cause of genuine nationalism.
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                                        devinder budhiraja
                                        Dec 29, 2016 at 12:47 pm
                                        Why IT officials have not been able to get the names of persons involved in Mahesh Shah's case of 1300 crores, while they are very fast in smaller cases of money laundering which does not involve politicians or their friends. BJP is completely silent on this case which points to their connections with Mahesh Shah. Corruption cases does not apply to ruling party politicians or their friends.
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                                          Sreenivasan
                                          Dec 29, 2016 at 10:46 am
                                          Are you sure the government has also handed over the report printed for signature of the Judge investigating the matter ? Because it is about Mr. Shah and the PM. We have had several cases closed already after "investigations".
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                                            Sreenivasan
                                            Dec 29, 2016 at 10:42 am
                                            No links, because we say so. We said earlier also we are not corrupt. We have also promised to the people of India that we will never do anything that can be described as corruption. Black money ? No, No. We will never touch it. We will never accept any bribe. Inquiry ? Why ? We have clarified already, we never do it. We were never into it. We are honest. Then why inquiry? No, not at all.
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