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Adani Row: Will not back down from JPC's demand, has nothing to hide if government accepts it: Congress

Pankaj Prasad
Jairam Ramesh on Adani Row
Jairam Ramesh on Adani Row

Party General Secretary Jairam Ramesh made this comment in the context of a statement by Home Minister Amit Shah.

Terming the case involving the Adani group as an example of "crony capitalism", the Congress on Tuesday said the government should accept the demand of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the matter if it has nothing to hide.

Party General Secretary Jairam Ramesh made this comment in the context of a statement by Home Minister Amit Shah. Shah has said that there is nothing to hide in the case of Adani Group. Is. Ramesh also said that he has written to the RBI governor and SEBI chief, seeking an impartial inquiry into the matter. He said that Congress will not back down from JPC's demand.

If there is nothing to hide then why are you running away from JPC demand? People in the government do not even allow the JPC to be mentioned in Parliament." Ramesh said, "If there is nothing to hide, then accept the JPC demand. Give a deadline to the JPC. Get Adani investigated."

He said, "It is said that Hindenburg will be investigated. Adani should be investigated, investigate his relationship with the Prime Minister." Ramesh said, "The Congress has always been in favor of private investment. We are always in favor of entrepreneurship. This is the way to economic growth." He says, "We are against blind privatization. It is necessary to encourage private investment, but it does not mean that government undertakings should be sold."

Ramesh said, "We are not against liberalisation, but liberalization should be as per rules and with transparency." They said, "

According to the Congress general secretary, "We will keep demanding JPC again and again in the next phase of the budget session and the opposition parties are united on this."He said that on February 17, Congress leaders will hold press conferences in different cities of the country.