Kharge's statement will be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

New Delhi:

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday questioned senior


leader Mallikarjun Kharge in connection with a money laundering probe related to the National Herald case .

The officers provided this information.

The Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Kharge (79), was asked to appear before the federal agency in connection with the probe, officials said.

He told that the agency wants to understand some aspects related to the investigation.

He said Kharge's statement would be recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

what is the whole matter

Income Tax in its notice said, "Rahul Gandhi filed his return of income for 2011-12 on July 27, 2011 with the head 'Income from household properties and income from other sources' having income of more than Rs. Announced. Income Tax Department investigation in 2015 submitted a detailed tax evasion petition against certain persons including Rahul Gandhi for transfer of 99.1% equity of Associated Journals Limited to M/s Young India and Rahul Gandhi was one of the directors present The report also states that Associate Journals is an unlisted company that publishes National Herald, an Urdu daily, and Navjeevan.

The IT department said, "Although Rahul Gandhi held shares of Young India and was one of its directors when he disclosed his assets and liabilities in the IT returns on March 31, 2011, despite the fact that Rahul Gandhi held Young India The ownership of shares in India was not disclosed in the returns."


Rahul Gandhi deliberately concealed information that he had invested in shares of Young India and was one of its directors.

The Income Tax further said that a 'fake loan' of Rs 90.21 crore was given by AICC to Associated Journals, which was later transferred to Young India for a nominal amount of Rs 50 lakh, which constitutes a complete tax evasion.

Investigation further revealed that 9,02,168,980 shares of AJL, of which one share was worth Rs 10, were allotted to Young India.

AJL had several properties across India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Panchkula and Lucknow.

As soon as young india bought the shares of AJL, all these assets also came to him.

This private limited company named Young India was started on 23 November 2010 in Delhi with a capital of five lakh rupees.

In which Rahul Gandhi became the director on 13 December 2010.

Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi held 76 percent of the shares and 12-12 percent were with Motilal Vohra and Oscar Fernandes.

According to the Income Tax Department, according to Rahul Gandhi's shares in Young India, he earns an income of Rs 154 crore, not Rs 68 lakh.

Vohra and Fernandes died during the investigation.

Kharge is a trustee, CBI registered an FIR and ED started money laundering probe.

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