“Rajiv Gandhi helped Anderson escape from Bhopal”

Newsroom24x7 Staff

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi: Union Minister for External Afairs Sushma Swaraj today afternoon turned the tables on the Congress when she cited from late Arjun Singh’s biography and said Rajiv Gandhi helped Anderson escape from Bhopal even after causing deaths of 15,000 persons in Bhopal.

Responding to allegations linked with Cricket tycoon Lalit Modi, now residing in London and wanted by Indian law, Ms. Swaraj said in Lok Sabha today that it was the Congress party that had helped Lalit Modi get residency in UK long before BJP came to power. P Chidambaram, she told the House, had refused to ask UK for Lalit Modi’s extradition, as has had been suggested by the British Government, Ms Swaraj said in Lok Sabha today.

“Gandhis helped Quattrochi escape”, Ms. Swaraj said and taking a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, she said that he should read his family’s history and ask his mother how much money they got for helping Quattrochi and Anderson escapea

When Ms. swaraj was addressing the House, the Congress MPs kept raising slogans but Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid full attention and was was seen using the headphone with full concentration