Beginning of end of those who illegally stacked black money abroad: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party said on Monday that the process of disclosure of names in the black money case had started.

Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party said on Monday that the process of disclosure of names in the black money case had started.

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra was quoted by ANI as saying, “Names are gradually being declared, today is the beginning of the end of those who illegally stacked black money abroad.”

He also said, “Today is a historic day in the black money case, the process of disclosure of names has started.

Another BJP leader Aman Sinha said that today's development reflected the resolve of the NDA government to get to the root of this issue. "In due course we will see more names and more information being disclosed," he added.

The central government today disclosed names of three people who are holding bank accounts in foreign countries and are now under the lens of Income Tax authorities.

The names are - Pradeep Burman, Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya, and Timblo Private Limited and its director Radha Satish Timblo and others.

The government in an affidavit said it has no intention to hold back any information or the names it has received from the foreign governments of Indian citizens holding undisclosed accounts in foreign banks, as per IANS.

The government also said that soon after assuming the office it has set up the special investigation team to probe the flight of black money to the tax havens as ordered by the apex court.

With Agency inputs