New Delhi, Jan 30 (PTI) NSA Ajit Doval’s son Vivek Doval Wednesday completed recording statement in his defamation plea against ‘The Caravan’ magazine for alleged defamatory article and senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for using that content.Also Read - Will meet bank heads on Feb 21 on transmission of rate cuts, says RBI Guv
Vivek told Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal that all the allegations levelled by the magazine and later repeated by Ramesh at a press conference were baseless and false and damaged his reputation in the eyes of family members and professional colleagues. Also Read - Sand mining: NGT raps Baghpat DM for refusing to receive uncertified order, slaps fine of Rs 10k
The court has posted the matter for February 11 when the statement of other witnesses will be recorded. Also Read - .Madurai LGM2 TN-HC-HIGHWAY Why not cancel toll collection licence if road stretches are not maintained properly, asks HC
Doval in his complaint had said that the magazine and Ramesh had attempted to “deliberately maligne and defame” him to “settle scores with his father”.
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