New Delhi: The Congress derostered its own spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, on Wednesday, till the controversy over him appearing for lottery king Santiano Martin is resolved. Singhvi will not be the voice of Congress party at least for some time.
The party leadership is upset at Singhvi becoming the legal counsel for a Kerala lottery baron. The Kerala unit of the party had also objected to Singhvi's role in the lottery case.
The Kerala Congress was angry with Singhvi for defending Martin as it had launched a campaign against the Left government in the state over its alleged links with the lottery mafia.
The Kerala leadership of the party is furious with the high profile lawyer and the national spokesperson of the party as he appeared for lottery mafia king Santiago Martin. Singhvi's move embarrassed the Congress which has been whipping the CPM's led government for its alleged links with Martin....more
05:00 PM, Oct 06, 2010