This comes soon after Niira Radia was questioned by the CBI at her farmhouse yesterday, Dec 21.
A massive campaign was launched by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Karunanidhi and DMK supporters speaking for the tainted minister. The opposition AIADMK is making an all-out effort to cash in on the spectrum controversy before the upcoming state assembly elections.
BJP personnel in the centre is sparing no effort to intensify the need for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe. The PM had commented earlier that he had "nothing to hide" and was willing to go under the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) scanner. The PAC is headed by BJP's Murli Manohar Joshi and will come to a conclusion following a report of the government's auditor on the 2G scam.
Former BJP President, LK Advani, commented during the NDA's Anti-Corruption rally, "The PM should face the JPC probe or quit."