Byline: A. J. Vinayak
Will India, some day, collect a sum of Rs 300 crore, which is due from Pakistan since Independence? That remains to be seen.
Mr Murali Mohan, Chairman, Mangalore branch of ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India), told Business Line that in Annexure-5 of the Receipts Budget, there is a statement of liabilities of the Central Government.
It shows total liabilities at Rs 43,52,689 crore. From this, Rs 300 crore is deducted as aAmount due from Pakistan on account of share of pre-Partition debt (approx)', and the net liability is shown as Rs 43,52,389 crore.
He said this was brought to the notice of ICAI by Mr Giridhar …