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Chidambaram family belong to Tihar Jail, says Swamy

Chidambaram family belong to Tihar Jail, says Swamy

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday commented on Chidambaram family and called them “a family of crooks”. Adding that both Karti and his father P. Chidambaram belong to Tihar Jail.

“He (Karti) is a crook. He has no proper education, no occupation, how does he have so much wealth? It is all fraud. His father (P Chidambaram) does the illegal act and he (Karti) collects the money,” Swamy told ANI.

“Chidambaram’s wife Nalini also does the same. They are all family of crooks and they belong to a family in Tihar jail,” he added.

The BJP leader had earlier called Arvind Kejriwal and actor Kamal Haasan “zero”.

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The BJP leader’s remarks come a day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Supreme Court that Karti was prevented from travelling abroad as he was allegedly closing his foreign bank accounts.

The case pertaining against Karti derives its root from May 15 when an FIR lodged by the CBI alleging that Karti illegally took service charges for getting the FIPB clearance to INX Media when his father P. Chidambaram was the finance minister.