The Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics Limited had filed a Rs. One Crore defamation suit against Saket Goel, sycophant of Rahul Gandhi who made baseless allegations of a scam of 750 cores in the purchase of ventilators using PM CARES funds.

The CMD of BEL, MV Gowtama vehemently refuted the allegations of a 750 crore rupees scam in purchase of CV200 ventilators manufactured by BEL using the PM CARES funds and called them false and baseless.

These allegations were made by Saket Gokhale in July 2020, for which the BEL CMD had stated in a tweet that the CV200 ventilator is priced competitively considering its configuration, features and performance.

BEL’s CV200 Ventilator bears the PM CARES Logo to ensure traceability and accountability as it is being procured under the prestigious PM CARES fund.

The CMD had also stated that the BEL strongly deplores the circulation of unverified, fictitious reports and reserves the right to take legal action in this regard.

These specious and baseless allegations were countered by many netizens. A Bio-Medical professional, Shailender M from Mysore said, “Being in the Medtech Industry and a Bio-Medical professional, I am compelled to plunge into this issue to share the facts with the viewers. I do not know how anyone can see corruption or motive behind one government of India placing an order with another government department.”

Saket Gokhale’s Funding Questioned By Legal Rights Observatory

The Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) in a tweet urged the DG of Narcotics Control Bureau to investigate whether there is any drug connection in the source of funding to Saket Gokhale as he files many cases in courts which would involve expenditure of millions of Rupees.

The LRO pointed out that his father, Suhas Gokhale a senior inspector of the Anti-Narcotics Cell in Mumbai Police was arrested in the eve of his retirement in 2015 and sacked for his alleged links with the drug syndicate.

Notably, in July 2019, Suhas Gokhale’s name was dropped from the list of accused when the chargesheet was filed in the matter.

But be that as it may, Saket Gokhale’s source of funding should certainly be looked into as he himself claims on twitter that he is not engaged in any gainful employment other than filing barrage of cases, many of which are perhaps inspired by Prashanth Bhushan types false fabricated cases filed to somehow fix Amit Shah or Narendra Modi so that his political master can somehow become relevant in Indian politics.


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