Cash-For-Query: Cash-for-query case: Mahua Moitra dismisses bribery charge, blames Dehadrai’s animus for allegations | India News

NEW DELHI: Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra on Thursday pleaded innocence to the ‘cash-for-query‘ allegation levelled towards her and advised a parliamentary committee that the cost is motivated by animus of advocate Jai Anant Dehadrai after she broke her private relations with him, sources stated. She discovered assist from some opposition MPs, together with N Uttam Kumar Reddy of the Congress and Danish Ali of the BSP, within the assembly whereas a number of BJP members, together with V D Sharma, wished her to reply to the substantive a part of the allegations and never make all of it about private relationship going unhealthy.
Sources stated a big a part of her deposition earlier than the Lok Sabha’s Ethics Committee was about her relationship with Dehadrai as she appeared guilty him for leaks and the allegations.
Citing Dehadrai’s submission, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey filed a criticism towards her with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla who referred the matter to the committee.
Moitra has been accused of asking questions, which have been keyed in by means of her parliamentary account, on the behest of businessman Darshan Hiranandani in return for bribes and favours from the Dubai-based scion of a well known enterprise household.
In her remarks to media, Moitra has admitted that she shared her log-in credentials with Hiranandani, whom she has described as an in depth good friend for a very long time, however has dominated out any pecuniary motive and asserted that the questions have been at all times hers.
The Trinamool Congress MP has claimed that the Adani Group is behind the “bogus” prices resulting from her strident criticism of the enterprise conglomerate.

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