New Delhi: Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal today said Congress need not be apologetic in the wake of controversy over the 2G spectrum scam as the loss of Rs 1.76 lakh crore computed by the CAG was only presumptive.
During an interaction with Delhi Government ministers and Congress MLAs from the city, he said the party workers should confront the BJP propaganda "aggressively".
"Basically he educated us on the whole subject and told us to counter the allegations made by the BJP," said an MLA on condition of unanimity.
The interaction took place at Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's official residence where all the Congress legislators were invited for a lunch by her.
He told us that the estimate by CAG that the exchequer lost Rs 1.76 lakh crore due to irregularities in allocation of 2G spectrum was presumptive and that ongoing probe will only be able to find out the facts.
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