Where Are The Gandhis? In London, Placating Lalit Modi?


Lalit Modi’s tweets about “meeting the Gandhi family” in London have been seized by the ruling BJP as it confronts calls for the resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for helping the graft-accused cricket boss.

In a three-part tweet, the former IPL commissioner said that he was “happy to meet the Gandhi family in London” and that he had bumped into Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka and her husband Robert Vadra at a restaurant.

The tweets also refer to Timmy Sarna, the managing director of DLF Brands.

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala called Lalit Modi’s posts “juvenile.” He said: “I can say with full responsibility that neither Priyanka Gandhi nor Robert Vadra ever interacted with Lalit Modi socially. If you see somebody in a restaurant, it is not a crime.”

The BJP said the Congress must explain why its leaders were in touch with the former IPL chief. “We want to ask questions as to why the Gandhi family was constantly in touch with Lalit Modi. As to why yesterday also they were meeting Lalit Modi. It’s thus obvious that none other than Sonia Gandhi can bring this to forefront,” said BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra.

Speculations were rife about the travel of the Gandhi parivar:

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