NEW DELHI, Nov. 15, 2023 (TBINN)
Former Congress’ president Rahul Gandhi today questioned why the brothers of “param mitra” left India during “Amrit Kaal” after reports that some businessmen, including Gautam Adani’s elder brother Vinod Adani, were among 66 Indians who got the “Golden Passport” in Cyprus.
“Why did the brothers of the ‘param mitra’ leave India during ‘Amrit Kaal’? ‘Golden passport’ means a golden opportunity for theft — steal public money, form a shell company and spend abroad,” Rahul Gandhi said in a post in Hindi on Social Media.
Rahul Gandhi said this following media reports that Vinod Adani and Pankaj Oswal were among the 66 Indians who got the “golden passport”. The “golden passport” scheme was also called the “Cyprus Investment Programme” after it was introduced in 2007 and it facilitated the grant of Cypriot citizenship to financially prominent individuals, thereby bringing in Foreign Direct Investments (F.D.I.) into the country