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Left, TMC demand government clarification on PNB fraud case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and the today attacked the government on the PNB fraud case and asked it to clarify how was accused present in a group photo of Indian CEOs with the in

CPI(M) questioned how billionaire was allowed to escape the country.

"If this person had fled before the FIR on Jan 31, then he is here, photographed at with PM, a week before the FIR, after having escaped from must clarify (sic)," Yechury tweeted.

"There is a pattern in how people who have defrauded Banks in India, are allowed to escape by the Modi government," he had earlier said in another tweeted today.

Yechury also alleged that the government allowed the rich to loot public money while the poor and the middle class had to pay taxes.

also criticised the government.

"How big is Rs 11,000 cr ? Budget 2018 New Health and Education Cess to collect Rs 11000 cr from hardworking taxpayers," he tweeted.

CPI D said it was the second largest to come to the public domain and it had been going on for several years. He asked why the CBI took so long and the failed to initiate an enquiry.

was answerable to nation as such a fraud took place during his regime, added.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:20 IST