Did not help Lalit Modi to get travel documents: Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, Aug 3:

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said she never helped former IPL chief Lalit Modi in getting travel documents from the British authorities.

Sushma Swaraj
Sushma Swaraj

The minister told the Rajya Sabha the she has been waiting since last two weeks to make her stand clear.

“This issue about me is being raised since the last two weeks. I had informed the through the leader of the house that I am ready for discussion. Since last seven days, I am sitting here every day just so that discussion may start,” she said amid ruckus in the house.

“But they don’t start the discussion, they just create ruckus. The facts, this notice is based on, are baseless and untrue… I never requested the British government to give travel documents to Lalit Modi,” said Sushma Swaraj.

With Congress members creating a ruckus, the house was adjourned till 12 noon. (IANS)

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