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Congress demands CVC Chowdary's removal

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Sunday demanded the immediate removal of (CVC) for being a "puppet" of the Narendra and "carrying out hatchet jobs" for it including the removal of

With the panel shunting out Verma on the basis of an adverse report by the CVC, alleged that Chowdary was acting as the "ambassador" of special who had levelled corruption allegations against Verma.

"A collaborator for violating the Constitution, the CVC, must go. He is acting as an for Asthana, it is clear that he is acting as an agent and for the government, to do hatchet jobs.

"It is clear that after acting as an ambassador, after lobbying for Asthana, doing advocacy for him, the CVC is writing a report which is the entire basis for the committee's decision," said Singhvi.

He said the Modi-led removed Verma based on charges by Asthana, against whom the recently refused to quash an FIR.

"The CVC has forgotten that he has to be vigilant for public interest, he has to be vigilant for the nation, he doesn't have to be vigilant for Asthana, he does not have to be a puppet, a vigilant puppet, in the hands of his political masters who want Asthana in that place," said Singhvi.

"The question arises, at whose behest was the CVC acting? None except the top two people in this country, who rule this country dictatorially," the said in an apparent reference to and

"These master puppeteers can only be doing it to hide something. To hide something like Rafale and only Rafale can make them try and make CVC act like a puppet," said Singhvi whose party has repeatedly accused of being involved in the "Rafale scam".



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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 20:52 IST