Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi has alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi met him in London and offered to “settle everything in Indian National Congress (INC)” with "aunt Sonia Gandhi".

In a series of tweets late on Tuesday, the former IPL chairman revealed how Varun Gandhi met him through a “good friend, a world renowned astrologer”.  He wrote the following on the microblogging site Twitter:

“Mr @varungandhi80 came to see me at my house a few years ago and said he can settle everything in @INCIndia with 

2/3 with his aunt. He wanted me to meet her sister from Italy. I heard him next I heard from our common friend who introduced us that

3/3 that Auntie wants $60 million. Told them whaaaat are u nuts go HKG a kite. Can he deny that. I hope he does 

1/2 All other @INCIndia #touts or #ED #IT #touts who came to see me. Better go public as I have made these meeting on record that very day

2/2 my lawyers etc. All on record #LALITGATE

1/2 Please clarify @varungandhi80 did u or did u not come to my house in London. Whilst staying at the Ritz hotel in London a few years ago –

2/2 the auntie he refers to is #soniagandhi. The sister is #soniagandhi sister – just for clarity.

Mr #robervadra and @INCIndia please enlighten the Indian public on the Vadra scam https://files.acrobat.com/a/preview/c494e267-477a-416c-9b0b-36a68763ca9e …

Please Mr @varungandhi80 – let the world know what you told about what auntie wants – witness is our good friend world renowned astrologer.”

A few days ago, Modi also tweeted about an alleged meeting with Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra, following which the BJP asked the Congress president to answer on her family&’s connection with the former IPL chief. 

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