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Sunday 17 December 2017
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Phone tapping probe report in two months: Virbhadra Singh

In the first General House of the Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC), held at Rajiv Bhavan Shimla, after formation of the Congress government and installation of Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu as state party chief, Party has announced to complete the inquiry into phone tapping case within the next two months and the charge sheet against the BJP would be handed over to the Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau for a time-bound probe. Party leaders said that guilty in this case would be punished.

Office-bearers demanded thorough probe at the earliest into reported irregularities committed by the BJP led Govt pertaining to land deals, power projects, private universities and controversial projects.

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh assured to take phone tapping case to realistic end and all responsible would be punished. He announced to complete the inquiry within two months. He added that a copy of the Congress charge sheet submitted to the President would soon be handed over to the Vigilance Bureau for inquiry. Virbhadra Singh also claimed perfect rapport and understanding between the government and the party.

AICC general secretary Chaudhary Birender Singh also lambasted at the BJP for the alleged phone tapping. He said it was a serious offence and amounted to violation of fundamental rights.

In this general house, AICC general secretary Birender Singh Chaudhary, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, former Union Minister Sukh Ram, HPCC President Thakur Sukhvinder Singh and other Central and state leaders were present.



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