In 2017, Sachin Pilot’s name appeared in Paradise Papers for tax evasion. He was one of 714 offenders from Indian whose name was there for black money hoarding etc. This is a blot on his reputation even today when he has gone against his own party leaders for not making him the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
Sachin Pilot’s name in Paradise Papers
Along with Sachin Pilot, other names were BJP’s Jayant Sinha who is son of the veteran leader Yashwant Sinha, Actor Amitabh Bachchan and Vijay Mallya. Though the complete list of tax evaders could not be had, but the ones above are the prominent names mentioned in Paradise Papers. Paradise Papers mention the list of countries which one can use to hide black money. The list was made public through a leak in 2017.
There seems no end people’s greed no matter what they become or how much they are loved. Such acts come under gross financial crimes and are punishable offences. But, the big fishes are never apprehended due to their connections in the political clouts.