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Mallya claims he met FM before leaving India, Arun Jaitley rubbishes charge

Since 2014, I have never given him any appointment to meet me and the question of his having met me does not arise, said Arun Jaitley

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Arun Jaitley  |  Vijay Mallya  |  Rajya Sabha

Arup Roychoudhury  |  New Delhi 

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday rubbished Vijay Mallya’s claim of having met him before fleeing to London, saying he never gave him an appointment after becoming a minister in 2014 but the fugitive liquor baron misused his position as a Member of Parliament to accost him once in Parliament. “The statement is factually false inasmuchas it does not reflect the truth.

Since 2014, I have never given him any appointment to meet me,” Jaitley said. He added: “However, since he was a member of the Rajya Sabha (RS) and he occasionally attended the ...

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 23:13 IST
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