New Delhi:Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set up an inter-ministerial team to coordinate investigation against alleged violations offoreign contribution and money laundering act by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and India Gandhi Memorial Trust.
Taking to twitter, the MHA spokesperson said "MHA set up an inter- ministerial committee to coordinate investigations into violation of various legal provision of PMLA, Income Tax Act, FCRA ect. by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable trust and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust".
The Special Director of Enforcement Directorate will head this committee, the spokesperson added in his message.
Recently, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation became centre of controversy for allegedly accepting a donation from Chinese Embassy in past while Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad questioned the Congress Party to explain why the Chinese embassy donated them Rs 90 lakh.(UNI)