Introduction: Before writing essay about 2G Scam ,We have to first know the gist of the scam. The officials in the Indian government undercharged mobile telephony companies for frequency allocation license. These companies would use these licences to creat 2G subscription for cell phones.
Scandal: The main scandal was the shortfall of the money collected and the money which the law mandated to be collected is estimated to be Rs 176,645 crore based on 3G and BWA spectrum auction prices which held in 2 as valued by Comptroller and Auditor General of India in 2010. What does it means. Is it clear to you I know you understood a little bit. Here it is: If the allocation was done as per officil instruction then the collection would be Rs 176645 crore more than what it was as per allocated illegal rate .However the exact loss is disputed. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) pegged the loss at 30,984.55 crore in its first charge sheet filed on 2 April 2011.
Judgment of Supreme: Court: On 2 February 2012 the Supreme Court of India delivered judgement. The Supreme Court declared the allotment of spectrum as "unconstitutional and arbitrary" and rejected as invalid all the 122 licenses issued during tenure of A. Raja. A. Raja ( then Telecom Minister ) is the main accused in the 2G scam .
Political career of A. Raja -
Political party DMK,
4 times MP,
present constituency Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu,
Former Union Minister of State (Rural Development - 1999),
Former Union Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare - 2003),
Former Union Cabinet Minister (Environment & Forests - 2004),
Former Union Cabinet Minister (Communication and Information Technology - 2007 & 2009)
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