Uttam Khobragade, the retired IAS officer and father of senior diplomat Devyani Khobragade who returned to India last week after being indicted for visa fraud in the US, today said he would contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Uttam Khobragade, the father of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade who recently returned home after her indictment in the United States in a visa fraud case, is likely to enter politics ahead of the upcoming General Elections.
Hours after Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade, who arrest and indictment over visa fraud charges in the United States sparked an intense diplomatic row between New Delhi and Washington, her father on Friday thanked the entire nation for supporting his daughter`s cause.
Uttam Khobragade, former IAS officer and father of Devyani Khobragade, India`s deputy consul general in New York on Saturday alleged her daughter`s former maid Sangeeta Richards could be a "CIA agent".
Uttam Khobragade on Thursday alleged a conspiracy behind the arrest of his diplomat daughter Devyani in New York and said all charges against her were fabricated as he dubbed US Attorney Preet Bharara`s remarks after the incident as a "blatant" attack on the Indian judiciary.