Why did Sushma Swaraj assistance assist ex-IPL arch Lalit Modi’s UK visa process

175 views Leave a comment

Sushma Swaraj has responded to claims that she helped assist ex-BCCI clamp boss and IPL bigwig Lalit Modi’s visa seductiveness by essay to Labour MP Keith Vaz.



Keith Vaz, one of Britain’s longest- portion Indian-origin MPs, could face an exploration by a UK’s parliamentary watchdog over allegations of a dispute of seductiveness by inserted in a immigration focus of argumentative IPL owner Lalit Modi.

According to a ‘Sunday Times’ probe, Vaz privately wrote to Sarah Rapson, a director-general of UK visas and immigration, in an bid to assist a box of London-based Modi, former commissioner of Indian Premier League cricket tournament.

Vaz was afterwards authority of a successful House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee in that purpose he was compulsory to scrutinize and reason to comment a work of Rapson and her department, a journal points out.

Lalit Modi came to London in 2010 as allegations of match-fixing and bootleg betting associated to IPL cricket tournament emerged. His Indian pass was revoked by a supervision in March 2011, though it was easy by a Delhi High Court in August final year. Modi has denied any indiscretion and says he left India for Britain since of genocide threats.

Shortly after he perceived his UK transport papers last summer after a extensive authorised conflict with a UK Home Office, Modi described Vaz as a “superstar”.

Following a reports, a Congress, TMC, Left, JDU and other antithesis parties called for her resignation. Modi has been in difficulty with a Enforcement Directorate and initial left India for London in in 2010 amid claims that a IPL cricket contest was inextricable in match-fixing and bootleg betting.

Sushma Swaraj responded to reports on chatter on Sunday morning. (With PTI inputs)