Indira Gandhi put Vajpayee in jail during emergency, set Karim Lala free: Smriti Irani

Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani on January 18 launched a scathing attack on the Congress party over Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's remarks that don Karim Lala used to meet former prime minister Indira Gandhi. Irani, at a public rally in Varanasi, said during emergency, Gandhi put the likes of Atal Bihari Vajpayee and JP Narayan in jail but set smuggler Karim Lala free.