Making it clear that he was not targeting Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, he sought to drag Congress leaders in the row, alleging that the previous UPA government did not take action because many of its nominees like Rajeev Shukla, Naveen Jindal and Arvinder Singh Lovely were working as DDCA directors and were 'party to wrongdoing and remiss in their duties'.

"Without due diligence crores of rupees were transferred in bank accounts having fake addresses. It was a monumental fraud as the same people for the same work were paid again and again. I have evidence," he claimed, adding "My fight is against corruption in sports bodies. It is not against Jaitley". Charged with anti-party activities over his attack on Finance Minister, he said that he was neither against BJP nor Jaitley.

"I fail to understand where I have targeted the finance minister. I have said nothing against the party. I have always been a loyal soldier. But I will continue to fight against corruption. CBI and probe agencies like ED and DRI should carry out an extensive inquiry into the DDCA affairs," he cited.

Addressing the media, Azad named several firms which, he alleged, were involved in pocketing money running into crores of rupees and were "linked" with DDCA officials.

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