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We're keeping an eye on officials trying to be loyal to PM: Cong

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The on Sunday alleged that (CAG) was 'implicit' in the fighter jets deal, and launched a veiled attack stating that officials trying to show loyalty to Modi were being "watched."

"Officials should know that elections come and go, sometimes we are in opposition and sometimes we are the ruling party. We will keep an eye on officials who are over enthusiastic and trying to show loyalty to They should remember that the Constitution is bigger than anything," said during a press conference here.

Sibal asserted that CAG Mehrishi, who was the at the time when the deal was inked, was saving the BJP-led NDA government in a bid to save himself.

"CAG is going to completely save the government in its report. The whole deal was materialized in the supervision of who was the then When the negotiations started the were part of it," he said.

Sibal further claimed that Mehrishi cannot act against himself as there lies a conflict of interest in doing so.

"This is the corrupt deal and fair investigation should be done, but how can CAG investigate himself when he was the There is a clear conflict of interest," he claimed.

He also alleged that the government knew beforehand what would be in the CAG report, which, he said, is likely to be tabled on Monday.

"We are doing this press conference to tell people how the government is fooling them," Sibal noted.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 17:49 IST