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Congress likes 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers: BJP

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The (BJP) on Saturday cornered the (UPA) over hiring a lawyer to represent in the sensitive Dabhol Power Corporation case in 2004, and said the loved 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers more than the 'Made in India' lawyers.

"The party has to explain why they did not hire any of either Indian origin or someone International, who could present India's case," leader G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said.

"Was the case registered to only lose? Did the not know the sensitivity involved? By hiring the Pakistani lawyer, the showed they loved only 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers and that they did not in 'Made in India' lawyers," he added.

Another leader Gaurav Bhatia told ANI, "The fact that Khawar Qureshi was engaged by the Indian in the year 2004 replacing the earlier lawyer in a claim that it was filed by Enron for 6 billion US Dollars at the International of Arbitration is very disturbing and it raises certain very serious questions. What was the rush for the then to change the battery of lawyers that were already working on the case? And why was a person or lawyer of Pakistani origin brought in when there are so many talented lawyers in "

Reportedly, a law firm Fox Mandal recommended Qureshi for this case in which Enron had claimed 6 billion US Dollars against the Indian

In power in 2004, the changed the entire legal team of the case and appointed Pakistani lawyer Khawar Qureshi at the International of Arbitration.

In Kulbhushan Jadhav's case at the ICJ, Khawar Qureshi was the counsel of

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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The (BJP) on Saturday cornered the (UPA) over hiring a lawyer to represent in the sensitive Dabhol Power Corporation case in 2004, and said the loved 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers more than the 'Made in India' lawyers.

"The party has to explain why they did not hire any of either Indian origin or someone International, who could present India's case," leader G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said.

"Was the case registered to only lose? Did the not know the sensitivity involved? By hiring the Pakistani lawyer, the showed they loved only 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers and that they did not in 'Made in India' lawyers," he added.

Another leader Gaurav Bhatia told ANI, "The fact that Khawar Qureshi was engaged by the Indian in the year 2004 replacing the earlier lawyer in a claim that it was filed by Enron for 6 billion US Dollars at the International of Arbitration is very disturbing and it raises certain very serious questions. What was the rush for the then to change the battery of lawyers that were already working on the case? And why was a person or lawyer of Pakistani origin brought in when there are so many talented lawyers in "

Reportedly, a law firm Fox Mandal recommended Qureshi for this case in which Enron had claimed 6 billion US Dollars against the Indian

In power in 2004, the changed the entire legal team of the case and appointed Pakistani lawyer Khawar Qureshi at the International of Arbitration.

In Kulbhushan Jadhav's case at the ICJ, Khawar Qureshi was the counsel of

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Congress likes 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers: BJP

The (BJP) on Saturday cornered the (UPA) over hiring a lawyer to represent in the sensitive Dabhol Power Corporation case in 2004, and said the loved 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers more than the 'Made in India' lawyers.

"The party has to explain why they did not hire any of either Indian origin or someone International, who could present India's case," leader G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said.

"Was the case registered to only lose? Did the not know the sensitivity involved? By hiring the Pakistani lawyer, the showed they loved only 'Made in Pakistan' lawyers and that they did not in 'Made in India' lawyers," he added.

Another leader Gaurav Bhatia told ANI, "The fact that Khawar Qureshi was engaged by the Indian in the year 2004 replacing the earlier lawyer in a claim that it was filed by Enron for 6 billion US Dollars at the International of Arbitration is very disturbing and it raises certain very serious questions. What was the rush for the then to change the battery of lawyers that were already working on the case? And why was a person or lawyer of Pakistani origin brought in when there are so many talented lawyers in "

Reportedly, a law firm Fox Mandal recommended Qureshi for this case in which Enron had claimed 6 billion US Dollars against the Indian

In power in 2004, the changed the entire legal team of the case and appointed Pakistani lawyer Khawar Qureshi at the International of Arbitration.

In Kulbhushan Jadhav's case at the ICJ, Khawar Qureshi was the counsel of

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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