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Sep 23, 2013 at 03:23pm IST

MP who sought CBI probe into Robert Vadra's land deals quits Congress

New Delhi: Gurgaon MP Rao Inderjeet Singh has resigned from the Congress party. The MP from Gurgaon and a former minister of state had asked for a CBI inquiry into the land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra.

His daughter had recently launched a new political party called the Haryana Insaaf Congress. Inderjeet Singh is an influential leader in southern Haryana and rival to Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda.

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Inderjeet Singh had said IAS officer Ashok Khemka deserved a fair trial and that the Hooda government has been very lax in its approach. He had even said that, "I have an issue with the way Hooda run administration. I don't understand how does he work, he wouldn't listen."

He said the state government and Centre should be proactive. "There should be a fair inquiry in the land deals and guilty should be punished," he had said.

On asked whether Sonia should write letter for Khemka as she did for Durga Shakti Nagpal, he said, "It is for the high command to decide."