Pushparaj Jain, Officers from the Income Tax Department searched the residences of numerous perfume sellers in Kannauj. Including Samajwadi Party MLA Pushpraj Jain. Jain is the creator of the ‘Samajwadi perfume that was just launched by Akhilesh Yadav, the group’s president. Investigations were conducted in Kannauj, Varanasi, Delhi, Mumbai, plus a few other locations, according to the I-T department. And roughly 20 locations were covered as part of the operation.
The SP claimed that the I-T department, which it described as a close collaborator of the governing Bharatiya Janata Party. They had finally raided the SP MLC or other perfume sellers in Kannauj after the last huge failure. “The terrified BJP leadership is blatantly exploiting the central authorities,” the party claimed on Twitter. People are paying attention and will respond with their votes.”
At 12:30 p.m., Yadav will attend a media briefing at the SP office in Kannauj. The action was taken after the department received information from the Goods and Service Tax (GST) department. Concerning probable income tax cheating by perfume business entities also by declaring bogus input tax credits, according to the statement. The latest raids come just days after I-T agents apprehended perfume seller Peeyush Jain after a significant cash seizure worth crores. As well as gold and a large number of aromatic oils.
The raid and subsequent recovery of cash sparked a war of words among political groups in the poll-bound state of Uttar Pradesh. The BJP claims the arrested person is a loyal confidant of Yadav. Whereas the latter claims the governing camp has mistakenly arrested one of its own. Narendra Modi stated during a gathering in Kanpur that the scent of fraud that the Samajwadi Party had strewn across Uttar Pradesh before 2017 was visible to all.