Lalit Modi announces global NGO to clean ‘filth’ in India

New Delhi, (IANS) After numerous controversial tweets alleging close links with politicians, former IPL chief Lalit Modi on Wednesday announced on Twitter that he was launching a global NGO to take on corrupt officials and business people in India.

Modi, who has been termed a ‘fugitive’ by the Congress party and is wanted by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged financial impropriety, tweeted: “All who want a CORRUPTION FREE India That is free of Vested interests & DIRTY Politics, CORRUPT Officers, BLACKMAILING ED/IT officers, Business people who suck our national resources, put there interest before others (sic) Join me in this fight. In next few days I am launching a Global NGO to take these people on.”

He also boasted: “My access and information data base is across the board. Across the world. And yes together we will make a difference. We will not bow down.”

Modi announced he was hiring people for the NGO. “Yes I am hiring drive. Ready to take on corruption.”

He announced the email of his non-profit NGO — corruptpoliticiansinindia@gmail.com — and asked people to indicate in their CV if they wanted to join part time or full time.

“And in the email indicate part time full time. Your cv – let’s make india great – let’s rid the filth.”

Modi’s links with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje have kicked off a political storm, with the opposition Congress demanding their resignations.

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