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Vyapam scandal: Congress delegation meets PM Narendra Modi, seeks his intervention

Digvijaya Singh said Modi’s “credibility will depend on what he does in this matter".

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: March 19, 2015 12:15 am
  Narendra Modi, Vyapam scandal, Congress, Madhya Pradesh scam, MP Vyapam scandal, Madhya Pradesh Vyapam scandal, Madhya Pradesh news, Madhya Pradesh,  india news, nation news The Congress delegation at Parliament House

A Congress delegation on Wednesday met PM Narendra Modi seeking the Centre’s intervention in the Vyapam scam case in Madhya Pradesh.

“Vyapam has become ‘vyapak’ . We met the PM over the Vyapam issue, perhaps the biggest scam in India. This time we furnished solid evidence before him. Before Lok Sabha polls, he claimed that neither he will engage in corruption nor allow anybody to do it… Now we expect the PM to take the matter into his own hands and ensure action. We hope he will stick to what he had said,” former Union Minister
Kapil Sibal said after the delegation, of which he was a part, met Modi.

The delegation also included Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh, Kamal Nath and Jyotiraditya Scindia. Congress has been demanding the resignation of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the issue.

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Sibal said they submitted a CD and an excel-sheet to the PM that mentions “CM” against the names of as many as 48 of the 131 illegal appointees. “The hard disk was tampered with earlier and the name of CM was removed and that of Uma Bharti was given so that the probe does not bring under its ambit the CM…We have got the CD tested from an IT lab, which confirms this is the original disk. This has made it clear that the name was later changed in a duplicate disk. Now the PM should take action,” Sibal said.

Digvijaya Singh said Modi’s “credibility will depend on what he does in this matter. “If he does not take action, it means he is also part of the scam,” he said.

In a letter to the PM, Congress has said the excel-sheet was the original one and what has been filed before court is a “tampered version”.
“To our misfortune, the High Court laid its trust on STF constituted by the state, whose control vests with the CM,” it said.

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    manoj mago
    Mar 19, 2015 at 8:31 am
    opposition is behaving like jokers.........
    1. R
      Mar 19, 2015 at 11:57 am
      it is nothing but simple to dig some scams of BJP ruled states and pressure PM to stop investigating against congress and their croonies.... sort of blackmail. Since last few days Congress are in active mode.. Sonia along with their allies taking out rallies against coal, land etc.., , Sibal and Digvijay team meeting PM regd Vyapam scam, but what about killing of IAS officer in Karnataka where congress is ruiling.... they are mum even after CM is of view that Case will not be handed over to CBI....even before investigation is done, CM of Karnataka is 100% sure it is suicide.... shame of Congress... first loot the country with Scam after Scam.... no debate or investigation and now above showing...
      1. Samir Kumar Chakrabarty
        Mar 20, 2015 at 3:10 pm
        Ghotale pe ghotala, where is the credibility of Dr. Manmohan Singh? Ghotale ke sardar abhi Modiji ki credibility ki pariksha le rahe hain?