Congress Worried About Vadra Fallout

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April 23, 2014 AT 6:30 AM
India's National Congress is worried that it might be losing the battle of perception over party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, who is accused of dubious land deals by the Bharatiya Janata Party. A senior leader of the Congress party, wishing he not be identified, admitted Wednesday that the Vadra issue adds to the "scam-tainted" image of the party. Asked if the Vadra land deals would affect the party's electoral prospects, he said: "Maybe... Vadra's wife Priyanka Gandhi, on Tuesday, put forth a strong defense of her husband, and complained that he was being unfairly targeted by the opposition.