Nation at 9: Rs 50 lakh donation by Zakir haunts Cong; massive war of words erupts
After the donation row over Zakir Naik’s foundation giving 50 lakh donations to Rajiv Gandhi trust. In a damning letter released by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) mounts trouble for Congress.
The letter released by BJP shows that then minority affairs minister K Rahman Khan had written to Minister of Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari, seeking protection of Zakir Naik’s channel Peace TV.
BJP now demands answer from Congress over donation row and also Congress’s pro-Zakir Naik letter. They are asked why did Cong try to shield Naik and also why is Cong soft-pedalling a terrorist.
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