Union minister Congress Leader from Himachal Pradesh, Virbhadra Singh has sent a legal notice to Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal. Earlier, Virbhadra Singh has sought an unconditional apology from Arvind Kejriwal for “maligning” his name, failing which he threatened to initiate legal action against him.
Virbhadra Singh, who is Union minister for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), figures in the list of 14 ministers against whom Team Anna has demanded registration of FIR and investigation into charges of corruption.
The Congress stalwart said
“I have had an outstanding and clean record in both the Centre and my state HP…. No one has ever levelled an allegation against me except for BJP government in HP led by Prem Kumar Dhumal”.
Arvind Kejriwal on social networking site Twitter said,
“Read defamation notice from Sh Veerbhadra Singh. He asks me to aplogise. No question of aplogy. I jst stated facts. Will reply in a week.”
Virbhadra Singh is a senior and has served as chief minister of Himachal Pradesh for a record five times and was also a minister in the Indira Gandhi government, prior to heading the State.