Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday extended his support to former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav over the latest Income Tax (I-T) raids at the hospitals run by his sisters.
AAP chief blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting Yogendra Yadav’s family “We strongly condemn victimisation of Yog Yadav’s family by Modi govt thro the use of agencies like IT. Modi govt shud stop such vendetta politics,” Kejriwal wrote on twitter.
According to the Officials, the I-T department on Wednesday raided multiple building(s) of a hospital group in Haryana’s Rewari, related to the family of Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav. Around Rs 22 lakh cash was recovered after the searches.
Yogendra Yadav in a series of tweets, said I-T Department had raided his sister’s hospital,
“The Modi regime now targets my family. Two days after my 9 day padyatra in Rewari and launching of agitation for MSP (minimum support price) and against liquor thekas, a massive IT raid is on at the hospital cum nursing home of my sister in Rewari,. Please search me, my home, why target my family?”
“Hospital sealed, including ICU for new born babies. A clear attempt to scare me but you can’t silence me Modi Ji,” Yadav said.