New Delhi, July 8
Hours after the federal government initiated a probe into the funding of three Nehru-Gandhi household linked trusts, together with the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF), Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and stated those that struggle for the reality can’t be intimidated.
“Mr Modi believes the world is like him. He thinks every one has a price or can be intimidated. He will never understand that those who fight for the truth have no price and cannot be intimidated,” Gandhi stated in a tweet.
Though the previous Congress chief didn’t point out any inquiry, his remarks got here after the federal government arrange an inter-ministerial workforce to coordinate a probe into the alleged violation of assorted legal guidelines, together with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) by three trusts related to the Nehru-Gandhi household—the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
The determination was taken practically a fortnight after the BJP stated the RGF had obtained funds from the Chinese Embassy. The allegation got here amidst the stand-off between the Indian Army and China’s PLA in Ladakh.
The PMLA offers with instances associated to cash laundering and the FCRA offers with acceptance and utilisation of overseas contributions. — PTI