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Cash-for-vote issue: Solution lies with top leaders, says Amar

Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, who was in the eye of a storm over the cash-for- vote issue, on Friday said that "toxin" was there in public life.



New Delhi: Former Samajwadi Party leader
Amar Singh, who was in the eye of a storm over the cash-for-
vote issue, on Friday said that "toxin" was there in public life
and the solution to the issue arising out of the trust vote in
2008 lay with top leaders like Sonia Gandhi and L K Advani.
"The solution to the present cash-for-vote crisis is
that Advani and Sonia should find out how many people cross-
voted then," Singh said at the presentation of `The Week Man
of the Year` award to activist Satinath Sarangi.

"The toxin is not just in Bhopal but in public life as
well. It is so severe that it can malign the shining face of
Salman Khursheed and a man of integrity like Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh," he said. Khursheed was present at the
function.
Some BJP MPs had then alleged that Amar Singh was
involved in the attempts to give money to them so that they
vote in favour of the UPA in the trust vote. Singh had
consistently denied his involvement.

PTI

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