"Congress leaders keep asking us every evening where is our Rs 15 lakh? Let me answer them. This is like the story of kidnappers who after abduction come back to see what police is doing so that they can change their tactic,” party spokesperson Sambit Patra said.

"Congress is the kidnapper who has abducted India's future, money, development and prosperity. And every evening it asks us where is our money, development and prosperity...
Don't ask us, ask respected Sonia ji. If the almirah is opened, then all the money is inside," he added.

BJP MPs made statements saying they have no black money but Congress members, including Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, did not, he told a press conference.

BJP congratulates the Modi government for ordering a multi-agency probe into Panama Paper leaks, Patra said. He, however, declined to respond to Congress' criticism of the government over Pakistani media reports quoting JIT sources that the Pathankot terror attack was a drama staged by India.

"A government spokesperson can answer it as I was not privy to details," he said. The BJP leader, however, quoted Indian media reports which had said that NIA's probe details had rendered visiting JIT officials speechless as a counter-point.

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