Ready for probe, but what about Vadra: Gadkari
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BJP president Nitin Gadkari visited Mumbai on Wednesday to claim innocence over allegations of impropriety levelled against Purti Sahkari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd, a company promoted by him.
A large number of BJP cadre had come out in his hometown Nagpur on Tuesday. In Mumbai too, a large number of BJP workers welcomed him at the airport. Addressing them, Gadkari took a belligerent stand and said he would "take on his opponents".
According to him, all his financial dealing were transparent and nearly 12,000 entities have investments in his Purti Group. "I have not done anything wrong. It is up to the companies which have invested in Purti to show where they have got the funds from," he said.
Gadkari also took on the Congress and claimed that although it was questioning him it was mum on starting a probe against Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
"I am open to any probe but why is the Congress reluctant to order an inquiry against Robert Vadra," said Gadkari.
He also rubbished allegations made by Arvind Kejriwal of his business links with NCP chief Sharad Pawar and controversial Rajya Sabha MP Ajay Sancheti. "I have no business links or partnership with them," he said.
Gadkari is in Mumbai to meet lawyers and strategise his legal defence. He has also decided to launch a campaign to improve his standing within the BJP cadre and will be visiting cities like Aurangabad.
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