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Vadra 'fountainhead of corruption': BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Dubbing as "fountainhead of corruption", the BJP Saturday lashed out at the after it attacked the over raids against people linked to the of Sonia Gandhi, alleging it shows he is a only a conduit and "final track probably leads to the family".

said the used to call Vadra a private citizen after his name cropped up in corruption cases but now the whole party stands behind him.

"It implies that he is only a conduit and the final track probably leads to the family," he said, targeting the family.

He also defended investigation agency raids, claiming that independent institutions are working in tandem with the Constitution under the and that law is taking its own course.

"The feels corruption was its birthright and it had some kind of immunity from the law of the land just because they belonged to 'first family'... Under the Modi government, those who are corrupt are being investigated and this has sent a sense of insecurity in the Congress quarters," he told

He referred to Vadra as the "fountainhead of corruption".

The Congress has hit out at the government over the ED raids against Vadra's associates, alleging that the Modi dispensation was using "high-handed tactics" to threaten people as it was in a "state of panic of the highest degree" sensing poll defeats.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 21:26 IST