Congress backs Priyanka’s ‘family wealth, not Robert’s money’ assertion

Congress backs Priyanka's 'family wealth, not Robert's money' assertion.

New Delhi, April 28: Supporting Priyanka Gandhi’s refusal of any relation between the property she bought in Haryana with alleged illegally obtained funds and her husband Robert Vadra’s finances, the Congress party on Friday said the fact that ‘no concrete’ material has come out shows the character of her statement.

“I think it is very clear that after two or three years of constant persecution and after three years of misinformation, nothing has come out. Agencies of several states are trying to harass and I think that the fact that no concrete material has come out shows the character of the statement made,” Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi told ANI.

Gandhi’s announcement asserted that such affirmations against her seemed to have been founded on faulty records and had been advanced intentionally. The announcement additionally claimed that the announcements were ‘politically roused’ and “malevolent” in expectation.

“Six years preceding the implied “arrive bargain including Skylight Hospitality” on April 28, 2006, Smt. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, acquired 40 Kanal 00 Marla (= 5.0 sections of land) of rural land in Village Amipur, Tehsil Faridabad, District Faridabad in Haryana,” an official statement from Priyanka’s office expressed.

It additionally said that the land was bought at an aggregate buy cost of Rs. 15, 00,000 paid for completely with a check, which is what might as well be called Rs. 3, 00,000 for every section of land.

“The wellspring of assets for the previously mentioned buy was rental pay of Smt. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from property acquired by her from her grandma Smt. Indira Gandhi. The wellspring of assets for this or some other property procured by Smt. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has no relationship at all with Shri Robert Vadra’s funds and additionally Skylight Hospitality and no relationship at all with DLF,” it included.

The official statement said the overarching Collector Rate for horticultural land in Village Amipur, Tehsil Faridabad for 2006-07 and as of April 28, 2006 (the date of procurement) was Rs. 3, 00,000 for every section of land.

“Smt. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra paid appropriate Stamp Duty of 4 percent (applying to a ladies buyer of provincial rural land) adding up to Rs. 60,000 (Rupees Sixty Thousand) on the price tag of Rs. 15, 00,000.

The public statement included that any charges made by the main day by day in the implied article or potentially any feature which besmirches the notoriety of Gandhi will give off an impression of being founded on unquestionably faulty archives and speak to a ponder, politically spurred and pernicious battle to besmirch and demolish her notoriety.

Gandhi a year ago recognised the receipt of the Enforcement Directorate’s notice to Vadra’s organisation in Bikaner.

The Enforcement Directorate had led broad inquiries for this situation in Rajasthan and different places in May and had asserted to have grabbed various records. (ANI)