Congress exposed their own officers related to Telecom scam 2006-2010 : Yesterday, the congress alleged a telecom scam of Rs. 45000 crore on Modi Government and Modi Government was to protect the interests of six telecom companies which owe the money to the public exchequer.
The Government hits back at the congress said the alleged telecom scam was occured at the time of UPA.
New Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said that Congress was running the government between 2006-10. Everyone know that Scam is of their government. It is their sin, we will do the work of cleaning it. We will do our best to recover every single penny from the telcom companies.
Former Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the allegation of congres as motivated and desperate and assured that government would recover all money along with penalty from telecom companies, without protecting anyone. Now, Mr. Prasad took charge as new Law Minister in the latest reshuffle of cabinet.
The charges made by Congress party are deplorable, motivated, malafide, desperate and baseless. I want to make it very clear to everyone that our government will not protect anyone and we recovered all the money from the companies with the interests, New law minister Prasad said.
Government is only entitled to get the licence fee and spectrum charges. The intereset amount is Rs 7300 crore and together licence fee and spectrum charges is Rs 5,200 crore, he also said.
The name of six major Telecom Companies are Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Aircel, Reliance Communications, TATA Tele and Idea.
New minister of Telecom Manoj Sinha said that I ensure the people of India that Modi Government will leave no stone unturned to recover every single penny. We will not let government suffer any revenue loss.
He also said that government is making up a legal position so that no one is escaped from the investigation and every single penny will be recovered in definite time frame from the six major Telecom companies.