Karuna says he has not received any letter from Ratan Tata

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Chennai, Feb 13 (PTI) DMK Chief M Karunanidhi todayrefuted reports that Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata hadwritten to him praising former Telecom Minister A Raja, now inCBI custody, in connection with the 2G spectrum scam.

Writing in the party''s official organ "Murasoli", he alsorubbished AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa''s claim that corporatelobbyist Niira Radia had personally handed over the letter tohim.

"I have not received such a letter and nobody has met meto handover the same....," he said.

Turning the tables on Jayalalithaa, he said, "In fact, itwas she who wrote to the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhiagainst her political mentor late M G Ramachandran saying hewas "unfit" to be the Chief Minister.

Jayalalithaa has demanded that Karunanidhi, his daughterKanimozhi, wife Rajathi and all others who had "maintainedclose contacts" with corporate lobbyist Niira Radia beinterrogated by CBI to bring out the truth behind the scam.

"This has to be done immediately, for, the nation -- thepeople -- have a right to know the whole truth," Jayalalithaahad said in a statement yesterday.

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