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Congress was not vigilant enough in checking corruption: Chidambaram

Several 'scams' rocked the UPA-2 govt and it was also one of the reasons for Cong's defeat in the LS elections in 2014

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said the Congress and its ministers were "not vigilant enough" to keep a check on corruption, but maintained it would be "illogical" to blame his party for the menace simply because it was in power. "Corruption cases have been there in every government and I am not denying that. Corruption cases were registered in the 10 years when the UPA was in office. The Congress has been in office earlier also when Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru were Prime Ministers," Chidambaram said. "The government ...

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Several 'scams' rocked the UPA-2 govt and it was also one of the reasons for Cong's defeat in the LS elections in 2014

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