Varun Gandhi denies Lalit Modi's 'baseless allegations'

Jul 01, 2015, 10:22 IST | PTI

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi on Wednesday denied what he termed as ‘baseless allegations’ by former IPL chairman Lalit Modi.

As per sources, Varun is understood to have said that Modi is trying to divert attention from himself and drag the names of senior unnecessarily into disrepute.

Varun Gandhi

Earlier, Lalit Modi claimed that he was on personal terms with yet another politician, when he alleged that Varun had visited him in London.

“Please clarify @varungandhi80 did u or did u not come to my house in london. Whilst staying at the Ritz hotel in lon a few years ago,” he had tweeted.

Lalit Modi-Varun Gandhi row

Former IPL chief Lalit Modi has said BJP MP Varun Gandhi met him in London 'a few years ago' and offered to 'settle everything' with Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

"@varungandhi80 came to see me at my house a few years ago and said he can settle everything in @INCIndia with his aunt," Modi tweeted late Tuesday.

"He wanted me to meet her sister from Italy. I heard him next I heard from our common friend who introduced us that auntie wants 60 million dollars. Told them whaaaat are u nuts go HKG a kite. Can he deny that. I hope he does," Modi posted on Twitter.

In another tweet, he clarified: "The auntie he refers to is #soniagandhi. The sister is #soniagandhi sister - just for clarity."

"Please clarify @varungandhi80 did u or did u not come to my house in London. Whilst staying at the Ritz hotel in London a few years ago," said another of his tweets.

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