May 22, 2009, 13:20:29
Niira Radia calling A. Raja is put on hold and stays on hold for a long time
A. Raja: Tell me, Nira
Niira Radia: The thing is that the Congress has been totally confused as to who they need to speak to.
A. Raja: Huh?
Niira Radia: Who they need to speak to in the DMK
A. Raja: Ah… somebody should fly to Leader
Niira Radia: No, no… That is why, I have now… they’re going to speak to Kani in a little while, and then Kani is going to take them to Leader directly, and let Kani…
A. Raja: That is good, that is good.
Niira Radia: Yeah? I have done… just told them that, because they’re completely confused who to talk to. Yeah?
A. Raja: Let them talk to Kani
Niira Radia: Yeah, but Kani should also be sensible enough to say that she does not want anything for herself. No? I have told her that…
A. Raja: Hmm
Niira Radia: …but you also make sure.
A. Raja: No problem
Niira Radia: I told them. I told them that whatever…
A. Raja: See, tell Kani: let her call Leader, (tell him) this is the problem, shall I bring the people?
Niira Radia: Yeah, because what they’re saying is that they will not give infrastructure to Baalu and Maran. They should say that to Leader directly, no?
A. Raja: No problem. Look See… let them go along with Kani, and let them tell that we are having problem with these fellows
A. Raja: That’s right. That’s what they have to do… they were confused… what happened is: for the UPA meeting, Maran went along… so they think Maran is the interlocutor, he is the person who’s going to talk, so there is this…
A. Raja: Not at all. He came for assistance, that’s all
Niira Radia: No. I know, but you see this is a wrong message that has gone out, and they don’t know
Transcript main source: From the petition submitted to SC.