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20/11/2019 11:54 AM IST | Updated 20/11/2019 3:40 PM IST

'Khaaya Bhi Khilaaya Bhi': Congress On Modi Govt's Electoral Bonds Bill

The Congress reacted to HuffPost India’s report on the involvement of Modi's office in approving illegal sale of electoral bonds just before critical state assembly elections.

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Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh delivers a speech during the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico, Wednesday Dec. 8. (AP Photo/Israel Leal)

Congress on Wednesday reacted to HuffPost India’s report on the involvement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office in approving illegal sale of electoral bonds just before critical state assembly elections.

Calling it “unprecedented”, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh quoted Modi’s own words on political corruption, saying “Na khaunga, na khane doonga? Kya hua tera vaada?

This week, HuffPost India is publishing journalist Nitin Sethi’s investigation into how the Modi government brought untraceable funds into Indian politics as part of the #PaisaPolitics series. 

An exclusive report, published on Wednesday, revealed how the Prime Minister Modi’s office brokes its own government rules to allow for an illegal sale of electoral bonds before crucial state elections.

Sethi’s reports reveal why the RBI and the Election Commission had objected to the government’s electoral bond scheme and how the Modi government dismissed them.

On Wednesday, Ramesh said,

Read more on #PaisaPolitics here.