2G note didn’t reflect my views: Pranab

September 29th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS  

Pranab Mukherjee New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the controversial note on 2G spectrum sent by his ministry to the Prime Minister’s Office had “certain inferences” that did not “reflect his views” and was a “background paper”.

“Apart from factual background (there were) certain inferences which do not reflect my views,” he told reporters in a brief statement outside his North Block office, accompanied by Home Minister P. Chidambaram, Law Minister Salman Khurshid and Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal.

Chidambaram said: “I am happy with the statement read by my distinguished colleague.” He said the matter is now closed.

Mukherjee had earlier met both Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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