Congress On Adani Matter: Some Congress MPs on Wednesday (March 15) raised the matter related to Adani Group in a parliamentary committee meeting and said that Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) chiefs, officials of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and other regulators be called for questions and answers.
Members of the BJP, who were involved in the Standing Committee of Parliament on Finance, opposed this demand and said that the matter is under consideration of the Supreme Court. Sources have given this information. According to sources, Congress MP Manish Tiwari made this demand during the meeting of the committee. Other Congress members Gaurav Gogoi and Pramod Tiwari and Trinamool Congress’ Saugata Roy and Biju Janata Dal’s Pinaki Mishra and Amar Patnaik supported Tiwari.
The matter is pending in the Supreme Court
Quoting sources, PTI said that BJP MPs Ravi Shankar Prasad, SS Ahluwalia and Sushil Kumar Modi strongly opposed the demand of the opposition members. BJP members said, "The matter is pending in the Supreme Court and the apex court has also formed a committee." On the other hand, Congress MP Manish Tiwari said that it is necessary to question and answer the heads of SEBI, Reserve Bank and other regulators to find out if there is any regulatory failure in this matter.
The discussion did not reach any conclusion
Sources said that the chairman of the committee, Jayant Sinha, asked the Congress members to give their demands in writing. After which the members of the opposition said that it is part of the work of the committee to see the functioning of the regulators. Sources said that the discussion on this subject could not reach any conclusion. Earlier, the government had told in the Lok Sabha on Monday (March 13) that SEBI is probing Adani’s companies.
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