Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's son Kartikey on Tuesday filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi who linked his name to the Panama papers but the Congress President clarified that he had got “confused” due to “scams” in BJP state governments and was actually referring to the son of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh.
Gandhi’s faux pas during a rally in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Monday has become a political issue with Chouhan and BJP leaders commenting on it. The Congress President told reporters during an informal interaction in Indore on Tuesday that he had made allegations against the son of the Chief Minister in relation to the Panama papers but it actually related to the alleged charges against the son of the Chhattisgarh Chief Minister.
The Panama Papers refers to the leak of millions of files from the database of the world’s fourth-biggest offshore law firm Mossak Fonseca that helped in setting up off-shore entities. Shrivastava said that Chouhan and his son have nothing to do with the Panama papers leak case. He said media clippings and a video of Gandhi’s remarks have been submitted with the complaint. (IANS)