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Congress China Agreement In 2008

In Uncategorized on September 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

The petitioner`s lawyer, Mahesh Jethmalani, argued that the agreement should be made public because there were “unclear motives” and the problem posed national security. However, he withdrew the case when the Supreme Court asked why it was not going to the Supreme Court. The petition claimed that on August 7, 2008, then the UPA government, of which the Congress party was a member, the big old party had concluded a contract with the CCP for high-level cooperation and exchange of information between the two sides. The Supreme Court refused to make a plea on the alleged 2008 statement of intent between Congress and the CCP to “issue an order that ordered the NIA to investigate the deal in question under UAPA,” the petitioners asked. The petitioners claimed that Congress signed the MoU when it led a coalition government in the center, nor did it disclose the facts and details of the agreement to the public. “We find that there is something that seems unheard of and absurd in the law. You say that China has an agreement with a political party and not with the government. How can a political party make a deal with China,” Justice Chief SA Bobde said at the hearing. Their personal relationship was only underscored by the fact that then-Chinese President Hu Jintao met with Sonia Gandhi to sign the MoU on a day when 70 heads of state from around the world arrived at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, which showed the importance he attached to her as an individual.

Petitioners Shashank Shekhar Jha and journalist Savio Rodrigues wanted an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the agreement. Sources at India`s IANS news agency reported in 2008 that the MoU, signed between then-Chinese Vice President and permanent member of the CPC commission Xi Jinping, and Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, in the presence of Sonia Gandhi, took place “strictly on a party-to-party basis.” On the occasion of the Communist Party`s 90th anniversary celebrations in 2011, Congress President Sonia Gandhi gave an exclusive interview to China`s Xinhua news agency during the second term of the UPA government to give some details about the 2008 MoU, which broadened the need to strengthen relations between the two political parties. . . .