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National Herald case: Congress is running scared, says BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said on Monday that the legal points put forward by Congress in the National Herald case is weak.



Delhi: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said on Monday that the legal points put forward by Congress in the National Herald case is weak and the party was running scared.

Talking exclusively to Zee Media he said, "Corruption is like cancer," and added that he will 'stop' Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), the company that owns
National Herald change the structure of the company from a commercial to a non-profit entity.

In the midst of an ongoing controversy over Herald, a notice appeared in newspapers had said on December 19 the meeting will be held at 1, Bisheshwar Nath Road, Kaiserbagh, Lucknow, to seek the approval of 762 shareholders for turning AJL into a not-for-profit Section 8 company under Companies Act, 2013, as per PTI.

On DDCA row he said, "The allegations on Arun Jaitley is unfortunate but it will not make any difference on the BJP."

However, he added that the charges leveled at the Union Finance Minister were personal in nature and from a time that the BJP was not in power."

On December 19, after a 10-minute hearing, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul were granted unconditional bail in the high-voltage National Herald case by a local court which had said that offences alleged against them were not of "serious magnitude" at this stage and there was no apprehension that they would flee.

They are facing a private criminal complaint lodged by Swamy in the transfer of shares of the defunct party newspaper Herald to a newly-created company.

(With Agency inputs)

 

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