Rahul Gandhi the Congress Chief Tweeted where he mentioned that ” Prime Minister should immediately order an independent probe into Vijay Mallya’s extremely serious allegations and Arun Jaitley should step down while the investigation will be carried out.
Replying to the allegation Mr. Jaitley Tweeted that he never meet Vijay Mallya or given any appointment after becoming a minister in 2014. He also added that Mr. Mallya misused his position as a member of parliament to approach him once in Parliament.
Soon, after the denial of Arun Jaitley, Mr. Mallya appeared with a claim, saying that it was a formal meeting and the only “happened to meet” the minister. Vijay Mallya also added that “ he was not tipped off by anyone to flee the country.
Arvind Kejriwal AAP leader, also Tweet over the “ We met” and asked, “ Why did the finance minister hide this information till now?” Mr. Kejriwal mentioned in his next Tweet “Absolutely shocking”. PM Modi meets Neerav Modi before he flees the country. FM meets Vijay Mallya before he flees India. What Transpired in these meeting? People want to know”
In addition, Yashwant Sinha who was former BJP leader, and a former Union finance minister tweeted that “ not just the finance minister, must come clean on its ties with Vijay Mallya.
Abhishek Manu Singhvi a Congress Leader noted that the government was fully complicit in the fight of Mr. Mallya and Punjab National Bank fraud accused Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi from India. He also mentioned on the same note that “ Everybody was complacent and everybody was aware. Whether it was- a casual meeting or a structured meeting. We need proper disclosures, full inquiries on this”
Sitaram Yechury CPI(M) general secretary also said in a statement that “ Vijay Mallya’s escape reconfirmed how the Modi government “enables big defaulters to loot public money and scoot.”
Another political leader hit to the statement, NDA Government RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that the “ the entire NDA government was “ hand in glove” with scamsters and absconders. “ They hatched a plot to loot hundreds of thousands of crores. PM and FM must respond on this.”
While adding the serious note, Mr. Jaitley said he does not even take any papers the liquor baron was carrying during that brief encounter.
The most important tweeter that has been seen is the Congress also claimed on its official Twitter handle that Vijay Mallya met Arun Jaitley “several times” before escaping the country to discuss a settlement plan. While narrating the “We Met” it said that in spite of this, the BJP government allowed him to flee with thousands of crores debt. We do not need any proof that this govt.is in the pocket of crony capitalists.”
One of the Congress Chief Spokesperson Randeep Surjewala and Vijay Mallya’s revelation shows that the BJP is running a travel, tour, and immigration agency for looters to settle abroad.”