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Will raise Gen Singh's bribe claims in Parliament: BJP

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First published: March 26, 2012, 10:35 AM IST | Updated: March 26, 2012
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Will raise Gen Singh's bribe claims in Parliament: BJP
The BJP has given a notice for the suspension of the Question Hour to discuss Army Chief General VK Singh's claims.

New Delhi: The Opposition is set to corner the government in Parliament over Army Chief General VK Singh's claim that he was offered bribe. The Bharatiya Janata Party has given a notice for the suspension of the Question Hour.

BJP leader Prakash Javadekar said, "What General VK Singh has said is a serious matter. We will raise this matter in Parliament."

Slamming the government over corruption, Javadekar said, " This shows the worst state of affairs in this country. The government is neck-deep in corruption."

This came after General Singh, in an interview to national daily 'The Hindu' said, "he was offered a bribe worth Rs 14 crore by an equipment lobbyist in order to have a tranche of 600 sub-standard vehicles of a particular made cleared for purchase.

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