Lalit Modi controversy: BJP backs Vasundhara Raje till documents are verified

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New Delhi : Amid rising pressure from opposition for resignation of Varundhara Raje, Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to stand by her till documents with her signature are verified by authorities.

Highlights:

BJP to stand in favour of Vasundhara Raje till documents are being verified

"Vasundhara-ji is not going to be asked to resign under any kind of pressure. Be it from Congress or from media," a senior BJP functionary told IANS on the condition of anonymity

Congress on Wednesday showed documents with her signature, demanded resignation

Raje is accused of having testified in favour of Lalit Modi's British immigration application in 2011

Sushma Swaraj was also targeted by opposition in the same matter for helping Lalit Modi.