Radia is calling up N.K. Singh to seek his views on the new cabinet. For Singh, it’s more of a jumbo cabinet, akin to Lord Shiva’s baraat that included many species of fauna. Kamal Nath’s alleged penchant for corruption gets reinforced in this conversation in which Singh says that divesting him of the commerce minister’s portfolio was an indication that he had crossed the line.
Niira Radia: Hi! Hi! I am sorry we’ve not been able to connect. How are you?
N.K. Singh: Hi, how are you?
NR: I am very well.
NK: Lot of fun and games...no?
NR: Isn’t it, yes...yes...isn’t it? What does it look like? I mean, what do you think of the new cabinet?
NK: Ok. It’s a bit of a what in Hindi...I...