"A Supreme Court-monitored SIT is already looking into the issue of black money. The leaked Panama Papers should be part of this investigation. It is embarrassing that Padma awardees are among those who have opened such accounts," he said.
    
He also attacked corporate houses for 'looting' the country in the name of liberalisation and said the annual turnover of some of these was not more than Rs 2 crore in the 1990s but in 25 years rose to more than Rs 2 lakh crore.
    
"Has any government ever checked and verified as to how and why certain groups become so wealthy? Even a layman can understand that they cannot become so wealthy without the connivance of the government. "The (Panama) report has revealed Indians in the global list of (those holding) secret firms in tax havens.

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