Friday, December 24, 2010

Dr Swamy asks PM to remove Kapil Sibal as Telecom Minister

Source : TOI

25 Dec 2010, Janata Dal president Subramanian Swamy has asked PM Manmohan Singh for telecom minister Kapil Sibal's dismissal by January 1, failing which, he has threatened to move the courts. When TOI made attempts to reach Sibal, the call went unanswered .

Making his plea on grounds of serious conflict of interest, Swamy has enclosed with his letter, three Supreme Court cases as evidence that Sibal "as legal counsel has represented Reliance and terrorist and proclaimed offender Dawood Ibrahim" .

"It is a strict convention in jurisprudence that if an advocate represent a client, then he should not sit in judgment over a case in another matter of the same client . Reliance is an interested party in the 2G Spectrum scam, where there is an ongoing CBI investigation, a criminal complaint pending , and a demand to cancel the licences awarded toReliance Communications and its front companies. Dawood Ibrahim's interest are involved in 2G Spectrum matter because of the Home Ministry objections to Shahid Balwas of Dynamix Balwas (DB) which company is now a part of Etisalat DB," Swamy writes.

Swamy says that Sibal's "two sons as advocates are representing telecom companies which have received the ill-gotten 2G spectrum licences" . "By the SC judgment in Subramanian Swamy vs Election Commission regarding Mr T N Seshan, even a relative's connection calls for a person sitting in judgment recusing himself from the case. Hence Mr Sibal must recuse himself from the MCIT otherwise there will be another scandal on your lap. Despite my highest regards for your integrity and knowing the situation you are in, I shall have to move the courts if you do not take a decision in this matter by January 1st 2011," Swamy writes.


  1. A few more people like Swamy can change this country and it' s criminal mind.

  2. @BK Chowla.yes, you are 100% right.Dr Swamy has been doing a great job for a long time now.

  3. Dr Swamy is a true Indian .I salute Him.