Jaswant promises fake stamp paper transactions will be valid
24 November 2003
New Delhi: The central government has said that all transactions using fake stamp papers will be valid. The assurance was given by Finance Minister Jaswant Singh when asked about the plight of those who unknowingly had used fake stamp papers in various transactions.
"Don't worry. The fake stamp papers already used will not become invalid," Singh said on the sidelines of the India Economic Summit here, organised by the World Economic Forum and the Confederation of Indian Industry.
if a Central Bureau of Investigation probe has been
ordered into the scam, he said it will be decided after
consultations with Prime Minister A B Vajpayee and Deputy
Prime Minister L K Advani. "A formal announcement
in this regard is expected very soon."