Bangladeshi PM to hand over Saradha file to Modi in New York

Bangladeshi PM to hand over Saradha file to Modi in New York
Kolkata, Sept 25: Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is set to hand over her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday a file featuring detailed information on how funds related to the Saradha chit fund scheme were transferred to Bangladesh to back Islamist group Jamaat-e-Islami which is banned in the mainstream politics there, a New Indian Express report said.

[Read: TMC MP accused of having links with SIMI, Jamaat]

Hasina will also provide detailed information on politicians in West Bengal who are allegedly backing the Jamaat in its agitation against the pro-India Awami League government, the report added. Recently, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP from the Rajya Sabha Ahmed Hasan Imran was accused of channelising Saradha funds to Bengladesh to help the trouble makers.

The Bangladeshi government will also furnish details about how the Jamaat had helped a particular political party during the 2011 assembly election in Bengal and also in the Lok Sabha election hedl earlier this year.

Dhaka has also put a bar on Imran's entry to Bangladesh, the report said.

Bangladeshi intelligence agency National Security Investigation has prepared a file on how funds from the scam were channelised across the border and invested in banks and hospitals linked to Islamic organisations.

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