congress: Congress lawyers protest against Chidambaram for representing firm against which party’s Bengal unit filed case | India News

KOLKATA: A section of lawyers claiming allegiance to the Congress protested against former Union finance minister and senior advocate P Chidambaram for representing agro-processing firm Keventer, as the Congress leader was leaving Calcutta High Court.
Alleging that Chidambaram is playing with the sentiment of the Congress party, the lawyers claimed that it was not appropriate for him to represent the company when West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury is fighting the case challenging the Trinamool Congress government’s sale of shares of Metro Dairy to the private company.
One of the participants in the protest, lawyer Kaustav Bagchi said the former minister was appearing for an entity whose purchase of shares was being objected to by the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee president.
“Mr Chidambaram is a CWC (Congress Working Committee) member and a very important leader,”…

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