‘Will be strong and brave’: P Chidambaram after meeting Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh in Tihar Jail

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Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram who is in prison since September 5, on Monday said that he will be strong and brave. His comments came after he met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh in Tihar Jail.

Chidambaram expressed his gratitude towards both the leaders through his Tweet which is being handled by his family on his behalf, Chidambaram said, “I am honoured that Smt. Sonia Gandhi and Dr Manmohan Singh called on me today. As long as the @INCIndia party is strong and brave, I will also be strong and brave.”

In another tweet, Chidambaram mentioned about the issues of unemployment, mob violence and the situation in Kashmir.

“Bharat mai sab achha hai. Except for unemployment, loss of existing jobs, lower wages, mob violence, lockdown in Kashmir and throwing Opposition leaders in prison,” he said.

Chidambaram has been accused for allegedly granting Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval to the INX Media group for receiving overseas funds to the tune of over Rs 300 crore in 2007 when he was the finance minister.