New Delhi, Apr 28 :  Taking a dig at Congress after it asked questions to the government over the AgustaWestland scam, BJP said it was ironical that those who should be answering charges are levelling allegations. The Congress, the party said, should instead respond to the questions its chief Amit Shah asked today. Also Read: AgustaWestland scam: Arvind Kejriwal dares BJP govt to arrest Sonia Gandhi, accuses PM Modi of shielding Congress top brass Also Read - Tamil Nadu Assembly Election 2021: AIADMK, DMK Continue Seat-sharing Talks, Fate of Sasikala to be Decided

BJP national secretary Shrikant Sharma said the questions raised by Congress are a “bundle of lies” as he rejected its charge that the NDA government removed the maker of AgustaWestland choppers from the blacklist. “There is a ban on any government transaction with the firm,” he said. Also Read - Delhi MCD Election Results 2021 Updates: AAP Wins 4 Seats, Congress 1; Kejriwal, Sisodia Laud Victory

He also rejected the Congress’s charge that government had done nothing in the last two years in the VVIP chopper scam probe and said it had taken up the matter of middleman Christian Michel’s extradition with the government of the UK after the CBI got a red corner notice against him from the Interpol. Enforcement Directorate is also probing the matter, he said. “It is bizarre and ironical that those who should be answering questions are instead raising questions. Congress is not only corrupt but also a master in speaking brazen lies,” he said. Also Read - Priyanka Gandhi Gets Late For Assam Rally, Runs To Stage; BJP Says 'Congress Always Late' | VIDEO