No corruption in Jay's firm, did zero business with govt: Amit Shah

No corruption in Jay's firm, did zero business with govt: Amit Shah

Despite this turnover, he did not earn profit.

The BJP government in the state is the best financially managed government and had brought down the financial liability from Rs 4,000-crore created by the previous Congress regime to Rs 2,500 crore, he said and asked the Congress not to worry about special packages so early.

Shah said the firm was into trading of commodities like rice and millet, a high-value and low-profit venture. Meanwhile, Jay Shah's advocates have filed a defamation suit against a news website for a story alleging spike in his income after BJP government led by Narendra Modi came to power. All the payments were made through cheques.

Jay Shah's company has allegedly recorded a turnover of Rs 80.5 crore in 2015-16.

File image of Amit Shah.

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However, issuing a statement, Jay has denied all such allegations.

On 9 October, Shah filed a criminal defamation case at a metropolitan court in Ahmedabad against seven respondents, including the author of the report, and the editor of The Wire.

The BJP, on Sunday, defended its president's son as the development has already started a political battle between the ruling saffron party and the Congress.

"Like any other corruption case, there should be an inquiry and action (should be taken) in keeping with the findings of the inquiry", Dattatreya Hosabale, the joint general secretary who is considered the third in command in the RSS, said today in Bhopal where the Sangh is holding its national executive meeting. "We don't take umbrage in falsehood as the Congress is known to do".

"The Congress should seek public apology for bringing the country synonymous with high corruptions during its UPA-1 and UPA-2 rule and painted the country with black paint", he said adding, the BJP's strong leadership has nearly wiped out corruption in the country and there is no single case of corruption against BJP central ministers and leaders in the three years under Narendra Modi. "You should say something".

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