Sharad Yadav defends Gadkari`s stand

Talking to reporters here, Yadav said, "Gadkari has already demanded probe into charges of corruption levelled against him. His stand will help bring out the truth.

Updated: Oct 25, 2012, 20:27 PM IST

Vadodara: Sharad Yadav, president of Janata Dal (United) and NDA convener,on Thursday supported BJP chief Nitin Gadkari who is facing allegations regarding the dealings of his companies.

Talking to reporters here, Yadav said, "Gadkari has already demanded probe into charges of corruption levelled against him. His stand will help bring out the truth.

"Gadkari has himself said allegations levelled against him are baseless. He has appeared before the media to explain his position. He has himself said that he is open to any investigations by any competent authority."

Yadav was in the city today to chalk out JD(U)`s strategy for the Gujarat Assembly polls. The party is fighting the elections in the state independently.

PTI