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Govt must explain how and why Mallya was allowed to leave India: Congress

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government must explain how and why was allowed to leave India, the said Wednesday after the liquor baron claimed in that he met Jaitley before leaving the country.

The government, the party said, was fully complicit in the flight of people like and others from the country.

said the country wants to know what transpired during the meetings between and Jaitley.

"The government should now explain how and why he was allowed to leave and what transpired at those meetings. The nation wants to know," he said.

The 62-year-old former boss told reporters in that he met the and offered to settle with the banks.

"I left because I had a scheduled meeting in Before leaving I met the and offered to settle (the issue with the banks), Mallya said, without naming the minister.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 18:55 IST