Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today termed as "political vendetta" the disproportionate assets case against him and his wife.
Moments after the 82-year-old politician was granted bail by a special court, Singh told mediapersons that it was going to be a long battle.
"It's a political vendetta. It's a long battle and I will fight and win the case," the Chief Minister said.
The Congress leader and his wife Pratibha Singh were granted bail by a special court here in connection with a nearly Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case on a personal bond of Rs one lakh each and one surety of the like amount.
The court, however, asked them not to leave the country without its prior permission.
In their bail plea, Virbhadra Singh, who has not been arrested so far, and the other accused submitted that the investigation was complete as the CBI has already filed the charge sheet. But the CBI said the investigation in the case was still on and granting of bail might hamper it.
The 82-year-old politician had also cited several medical reports, saying he was suffering from serious ailments.
Singh and his wife Pratibha Singh on May 22 appeared as accused in connection with a nearly Rs 10 crore disproportionate assets case and sought bail.