“Finally a Closure”
2G Spectrum Scam is one among the corruption scandals that took place when the government was headed by the former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh’. The Former telecom minister A Raja and M Kanimozhi of the DMK and 15 others were accused in the so-called India’s biggest telecom scandal- The “2G Scam”.
Mr. Raja, Ms. Kanimozhi, the then Telecom Secretary Siddhartha Behura, Mr. Raja’s former private secretary R.K. Chandolia were charge-sheeted by CBI. The others on the list were Unitech Wireless Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, Swan Telecom Director, and DB Realty MD Vinod Goenka, and Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group’s (R-ADAG) Gautam Doshi, Hari Nair, and Surendra Pipara, Swan Telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, directors of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Pvt. Ltd. Asif Balwa and Rajiv Agarwal, Bollywood producer Karim Morani, Kalaignar TV director Sharad Kumar.
The hearing of the 2G scam case was set up by a special CBI court in which the court gave its verdict. As the opposition couldn’t present the proper evidence court today acquitted all the accused along with former Telecom Minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi.
A Raja said, “I am very happy with this but will later come down heavily on all the wrong that has been done.” as per the Economic Times.
“I have always believed that I would see the light at the end of the tunnel. I have been waiting these last 6 years for this day,” said Ms. Kanimozhi.
On the verdict, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley “This was a corrupt and dishonest policy, which has already been upheld by the Supreme Court in 2012.Congress leaders are treating this judgment (2G Verdict) as some kind of a badge of honor and a certification that it was an honest policy.”
The case had begun in November 2011 and finally got shout down in 2017 i.e in 6 years.
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