Swaraj denies recommending visa for Modi


New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday rubbished all the allegations against him saying that she didn’t recommend travel documents to former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi.

In a series of tweets she said, “I am saying this time and again that I never requested or recommended travel documents for Lalit Modi. I left this to the UK government to decide under their own laws and regulations. And that is what they did.”

She said that she had agreed to debate the issue in the Parliament on the day the parliament opened for the monsoon session saying that the Congress members were not allowing a debate into the matter.

The opposition has demanded a her resignation over reports that she had helped the former IPL commissioner in procuring travel documents for travelling to the United Kingdom.