Congress points fingers at Doval son, seeks FDI details from Cayman Islands

Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi, Jan 17: Alleging links between NSA Ajit Doval’s son Vivek opening a hedge fund in the Cayman Islands soon after demonetisation and an increase in inflow of FDI into India from the territory, the Congress on Thursday demanded the Reserve Bank of India to make public the source of funds received from the tax haven.

Addressing a press conference, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said “In 2011, BJP had constituted a Committee on ‘Indian Black Money Abroad: Secret Banks and Tax Havens’. There were 4 members in this committee; National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was one of them”.

“On 8th Nov, 2016, PM @narendramodi announced Demonetisation. 21st Nov, 2016, Vivek Doval, son of Ajit Doval, opens a hedge fund called ‘GNY Asia’ in Cayman Islands. Cayman Islands is a tax haven, according to the report of BJP’s 2011 committee”.

The former Union Minister further said “GNY Asia has 2 Directors. One of them is Vivek Doval, son of NSA Ajit Doval. Another Director is Don W. Ebanks. Surprisingly, Don W. Ebanks’ name was also found in Panama Paper”.

Citing to BJP’s 2011 Committee Report, Ramesh demand the source of funds received from Cayman Islands to be published.


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