It's time India gets back its lost money: Former cop Kiran Bedi

Former cop and social activist Kiran Bedi said on Monday that India was changing and it was time that the country got back its lost money.

Delhi: Former cop and social activist Kiran Bedi said on Monday that India was changing and it was time that the country got back its lost money.

She also said that slowly everyone would start declaring their accounts.

Bedi was quoted by ANI as saying, “We have come from zero to here, now slowly from three this will go to many more, slowly everyone will declare their accounts in some time.”

She also said, “India is changing, its time India gets back its lost money. Banks are all around world where money is, its time to bring it back.”

She also posted the following on the micro-blogging site Twitter:

The Centre today filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court in the black money case, naming three prominent businessmen including Pradip Burman.

Goa-based miner Radha S Timblo and Bullion trader Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhya were the other two businessmen named in the affidavit.

The Centre told the court that it had no intention to withhold names of persons who have stashed black money abroad and stated that information received from foreign countries will be disclosed in all cases where tax evasion is established, as per PTI.

Every foreign account held by an Indian may not be illegal, the Centre said, adding that names cannot be disclosed unless there is prima facie evidence of wrongdoing.

It also told the court that Switzerland has indicated willingness to provide information on black money in cases where probe has been done by IT department.

With Agency inputs

 

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