The Govt on Saturday reiterated that it has shown firm resolve in tackling the issue of black money and is committed on bringing a law to declare black money as national asset.
Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Union Minister Kapil Sibal said, the formation of a committee under Central Board of Direct Taxes Chairman to look into the legal aspects of the issue, in itself shows govt’s commitment in the matter.He said the govt has honoured all its commitment on the issue of corruption and black money which have been acknowledged by Baba Ramdev himself in a written statement.
On the issue of corruption, Kapil Sibal said that the lokpal drafting committee is already looking into the demand of giving stringent punishment to the corrupt.
He further said various other issues of Public services delivery bill, increased use of Indian languages in technical education and amendments to Land Acquisition bill are also being pursued vigorously.
We are ready to declare black money stashed abroad as national wealth, says HRD Minister Kapil Sibal.
We have already reached out, but we can also rein in. We are accommodative but we can also be firm, says Sibal
We have honoured all our commitments. If he continues with his fast, then whatever it is, says Sibal.