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Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ahmed Patel meet Chidambaram in Tihar jail

Chidambaram has been lodged in Tihar jail since September 5 on charges of corruption in the INX Media case.

New Delhi: Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi, Thursday, Sept 5, 2019. A Delhi court on Thursday sent Chidambaram to jail, where he will spend 14 days in judicial custody. (PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary)

Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ahmed Patel met former finance minister P Chidambaram at Tihar Jail on Wednesday morning, sources said.

They were accompanied by Chidambaram’s son and Congress MP, Karti.

The leaders are learnt to have discussed the current political situation, including Kashmir, upcoming elections and the economic situation in the country, during the half-hour meeting, the sources added.

Chidambaram has been lodged in Tihar jail since September 5 on charges of corruption in the INX Media case.

The senior Congress leader, who celebrated his 74th birthday on Monday, is in good health, sources said.

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