Raja said his decision for were in line with the National Telecom Policy.
New Delhi: Former communications minister A. Raja, who was at the centre of the allegations in India’s biggest graft case, on Thursday said a trial court acquitting him of all charges proved that the presumptive loss in allocation of 2G spectrum was “cooked-up”.
Mr Raja, who was the minister in the Congress-led UPA government when 122 telecom spectrum licences were issued to 8 companies in 2008, said his actions were for the benefit of masses. Bringing competition in the telecom sector had sent mobile call charges to rock-bottom levels. “My firm belief in the rightfulness of my actions as well as my faith in our nation's justice system has been validated today,” he said in a statement. He said his decision for were in line with the National Telecom Policy.