New Delhi, Nov 3: Janata Party president Dr Subramanian Swamy today tweeted that he would file a petition today before the Election Commission of India seeking derecognition of the Indian National Congress.
Swamy tweeted: "Based on Congi confession of the loan crime yesterday I am filing a Petition today before ECI seeking De-recognition of Congi party."
Last evening, Congress general secretary Janardhan Dwivedi had in a statement admitted that the party had given interest free oans to The Associated Journals Ltd which published National Herald and other newspapers.
Dwivedi had said, the Congress had indeed given zero-interest loans from which"no commercial profit" has accrued to the Congress.
Dwivedi said: "It is a matter of pride for the Congress that it has supported the Associated Journals Ltd, publisher of the National Herald and other newspapers, founded by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1937, which have played a role in our freedom movement.