The father of Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar has admitted to the Income Tax department that his son has been collecting bribes from job aspirants for the nutrition meal schemes. His father, Chinnathambi, has also revealed that he used to collect bribes along with his Pas even from people looking for a transfer.
However, the health minister had denied such allegations saying that he was not involved in any bribe and had no idea about any transactions. According to media reports, The IT department also recovered two documents from the email ID of the minister’s PA in connection with the case. Baskar is also allegedly involved in the Gutka scam.