Amitabh Interview Bofors scandal part 2

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Beware the fury of a patient man. Rajiv Gandhi, Bofors alleged pay-off was the third in a series of highly embarrassing scandals that had already resulted in the abrupt resignation as defence minister of trusted aide Vishwanath Pratap Singh. It also marked the lowest point in the ex-pilot PMs popularity since his overwhelming 1984 polls victory following his mothers assassination. On April 17, Indian newspapers had front-paged a radio report by the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) alleging that Bofors had clinched a $1.3 billion contract to sell 155-mm howitzer guns to India by bribing Indian middlemen, some of them from Gandhis own party. The Swedish radio quoted senior Bofors sources as saying the total kickbacks were reportedly around 100 million Swedish kronor ($15.8 million). Of this amount, 32 million kronor ($5 million) apparently had already been paid to the Indians through secret Swiss bank accounts.But the Swedish radio, a public-owned company, insisted it had evidence to back its report. Rolf Porseryd, its Hongkong-based Asia correspondent, told Asiaweeks Ravi Velloor in New Delhi that most of the material for the expose was obtained by the radios research bureau in Stockholm. Apparently, reporters learned about the supposed pay-offs in the howitzers deal while they were investigating Bofors alleged illegal sale of arms, via Singapore, to regions of tension. Porseryd admitted that the faceless nature of Swiss banking made it difficult for SBC to prove

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3 Responses to “Amitabh Interview Bofors scandal part 2”

  • ilovemyghana1:

    Dear Shoonnya,
    Whoever you are .You should give your opinion and blame someone when you have all the information available with you .Then only you can judge someone.
    I respect you as a human being because in Bharat we have have that culture but can not accpet this blame which you said. May god bless you.

  • shoonnya:

    this braindead male doll makes an argument for “respect” for a prime minister on one side and then says “where will we go for justice”?? how does respect for power bring justice? this man basically prostitutionalised politics using his charisma….!!

  • shailendersain:

    thanks for the upload

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