Sonia, Manmohan, Karti visit P Chidambaram at Tihar Jail

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Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived at Tihar jail to meet former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Monday.

Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram also visited the jail to meet his father today.

” My father and my family are extremely grateful to the Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former PM Dr Manmohan Singh for visiting him today and for extending their support. It’s a big boost for us in this political fight “, Karti Chidambaram said after meeting his father.

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Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI on August 21 and is at present in judicial custody in Tihar Jail.

He is facing a probe by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance given to INX Media to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when he was the Union finance minister.

A Delhi court on Thursday extended Chidambaram’s judicial custody till October 3 in the corruption case filed by the CBI.

(With ANI inputs)

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