2G case was a conspiracy: Congress

Bill Rogers
December 24, 2017

The newly crowned party President held his first Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting in the national capital on Friday.

Surjewala's remarks come after all accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, including former telecom minister A Raja and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Kanimozhi, were acquitted by the special CBI court on Thursday for want of evidences. When assembly or parliament elections will start, I will also show them what a "yatra" is?

In Gujarat, the Congress has lost the election but the party has been boasting about the results as a symbolic victory for its cadre as it instilled a sense of confidence within the ranks. Later addressing the media, Congress communications incharge Randeep Surjewala said the CWC also discussed the current political situation and how the BJP "concocted the conspiracy" against the Congress in the 2G issue. "The BJP maligned the country and the Congress party for years together making false allegations of corruption as their principal strategy to gain power".

He claimed that whatever Gandhi might say, his party would not return to power as people know its "corrupt face". The whole architecture of the BJP is about lies. Read Also: Gujarat Assembly Election 2017 Results: Rahul Gandhi's temple visits boost Congress performance "Narendra Modi, Shri Arun Jaitley and the BJP leadership should come forward to own up their sinister maligning machinations and apologise to the nation", he said.

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It is taking place within a week of Rahul Gandhi taking over as party chief from his mother Sonia Gandhi.

"One thing very clearly emerges that even all the other CAG reports, which were tabled during the tenure of Vinod Rai were figments of imagination, were specifically created to vitiate the atmosphere and they need to be consigned to the dustbin of history", he said.

"One thing which very clearly emerges that there was a conspiracy whereby an architecture of untruth and entire campaign of insinuations and calumny was systematically built in order to tarnish the image of the then UPA government", he told reporters.

It was among the major corruption scandals that came to light during the second term of the UPA government headed by former prime minister Manmohan Singh.

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