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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference through video conferencing, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in New Delhi. Chidambaram urged the government to announce a scheme to protect the salaries and wages of 12 crore people as employers are facing financial crunch in the wake of the COVID-19-induced lockdown.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram wears a mask at Parliament, during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders P Chidambaram wearing a mask and Anand Sharma are seen at Parliament, during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram walks holding a mask in his hand at Parliament, during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Former union finance minister P Chidambaram speaks during a press conference as senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala looks on, on the issue of Yes Bank in New Delhi. The RBI on Thursday placed the capital-starved Yes Bank under a moratorium, capped deposit withdrawals at Rs 50,000 per account for a month and superseded its board.

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Congress MP P Chidambaram and BJP MP Vijay Goel (R) at Parliament during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Former finance minister P Chidambaram with former MP Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur and Isher Judge Ahluwalia (L) at the launch of deputy chairperson of the erstwhile Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia's book "Backstage: The Story Behind India’s High Growth Years", at a function in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses students on CAA and NPR at JNU in New Delhi.

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Congress MP P Chidambaram at Parliament House during the ongoing Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram arrives at a program on CAA-NPR-NRC in Pune.

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Former union minister P Chidambaram addresses during the launch of a book, 'Vision for a Nation: Paths and Perspectives', in New Delhi.

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari (3R), former prime minister Manmohan Singh (C) with former union minister P Chidambaram (3L), Congress leader Shashi Tharoor (2L) and others at the launch of a book, 'Vision for a Nation: Paths and Perspectives', in New Delhi.

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Former Union minister P Chidambaram arrives for a lecture on Economics at Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram addresses a press conference on the Union Budget 2020-21, at AICC headquarters in New Delhi.

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Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and party MP Gaurav Gogoi (front) during a leadership training camp on CAA-NPR-NRC at Pradesh Congress office, in Kolkata.

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Former Union Minister P Chidambaram at an event of his book release ' ÒAchamillai AchamillaiÓ' (Tamil Edition) , in Chennai

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after being produced in the Rouse Avenue Court in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi.

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Former Home Minister P Chidambaram CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi having a brief discussion at a meeting organised against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Chennai.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses the media at Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) party office, in Chennai.

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DMK president MK Stalin along with leaders of allies, including senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, MDMK chief Vaiko and state unit leaders of the Left parties take part in a protest rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), in Chennai.

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DMK president MK Stalin along with leaders of allies, including senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, MDMK chief Vaiko and state unit leaders of the Left parties take part in a protest rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), in Chennai.

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Former finance minister P. Chidambaram speaks on 'Current National Situation' at a programme in Chennai.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram comes out of Parliament House after the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 by the Rajya Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses at Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) party office, in Chennai.

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Congress leader DK Shivakumar meets senior party leader P Chidambaram at his residence, in New Delhi. Also seen is party leader DK Suresh.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram is greets by party leaders on his arrival at Birsa Munda International Airport, in Ranchi.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves from Birsa Munda International Airport, in Ranchi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at Parliament during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi. The former finance minister was released on bail from Tihar jail on Wednesday night.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram speaks during a press conference at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram speaks during a press conference at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses the media at Parliament during the ongoing Winter session, in New Delhi. The former finance minister was released on bail from Tihar jail on Wednesday night.

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Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, center, holds a placard that reads "Why is the Modi government silent on the rise of onion prices, participates in a protest against the rise in onion prices, outside parliament in New Delhi.

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram arrives at his residence after he was released from Tihar jail in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram talks on phone at his residence in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram being greeted by party leader Ahmad Patel at his residence in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, with his son Karti Chidambaram, talks to the media after meeting party President Sonia Gandhi at her residence at 10 Janpath in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, with his son Karti Chidambaram, leaves after meeting party President Sonia Gandhi at her residence at 10 Janpath in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram being greeted by the party workers and supporters as he comes out after he was released from Tihar jail in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram being greeted by the party workers and supporters as he comes out after he was released from Tihar jail in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, with his son Karti Chidambaram, talks to the media after being released from Tihar jail in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram waves at Congress workers and supporters after he was released from Tihar jail in New Delhi. The Supreme Court granted bail to Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case.

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Supporters of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram celebrate after Supreme Court granted him bail in the INX-Media money laundering case, at Tamil Nadu Congress Committee HQ in Chennai.

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Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid flashes the victory sign after Congress leader Chidambaram's plea seeking bail in the INX money-laundering case was granted by Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The apex court said Chidambaram would not leave the country without prior permission of the court nor try to influence the witnesses or tamper with evidence.

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Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party's General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra visit the Tihar jail to meet former finance minister P Chidambaram, in New Delhi. Chidambaram was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in the money laundering case on October 16 and is in judicial custody till November 27 under the order of a trial court.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram outside the Enforcement Directorate office in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambarum being taken from ED office to a Delhi court, in New Delhi.

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Former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves from a court in New Delhi. Chidambaram was sent for custodial interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by a Delhi court till October 24 in the INX Media money laundering case.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after being produced in the Rouse Avenue Court in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. The court allowed Enforcement Directorate to go to Tihar jail, where the Congress leader is lodged, and question and, if required, arrest him.

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Former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail from Rouse Avenue Court, in New Delhi. A Delhi court extended till October 3 the judicial custody of Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media corruption case.

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Tamil Nadu Congress members stage a protest against the arrest of senior party leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case, in Chennai.

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A policeman places a document on the window where Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram is seen sitting as he is taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi.

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Former finance minister P Chidambaram arrives to be produced before a Delhi court after expiry of his 2-day CBI custody in the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. A Delhi court sent Chidambaram to jail, where he will spend 14 days in judicial custody.

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Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after being produced at Rouse Avenue Court in connection with INX media case, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court ruled if Chidambaram's request for interim bail is not considered by the trial court on Monday itself, his CBI custody would be extended by three more days.

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Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram after being produced at a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram after being produced at a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram being produced at a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after he was produced in a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after he was produced in a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi. The court remanded Chidambaram for 4 days in CBI custody.

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CBI officials bring Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram to produce him at the CBI court in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi.

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Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to court by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi.

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials escort Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram addressing a press conference with party leaders Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Singhvi, Mallikarjun Kharge and Ghulam Nabi Azad at AICC HQ, in New Delhi.

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials escort Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi.

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials arrest Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi.

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials arrest Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram addressing a press conference with party leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Singhvi at AICC HQ, in New Delhi. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to grant any protection from arrest to Chidambaram in the INX media case.

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Congress leader P. Chidambaram pays tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Veer Bhumi, in New Delhi.

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Media personnel seen outside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi.

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CBI notice pasted on the boundary wall of the former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram's residence, in New Delhi.

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Media personnel seen outside the residence of former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram, in New Delhi.

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Media personnel seen outside the residence of former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram, in New Delhi. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to grant any protection from arrest to Chidambaram in the INX media case, the CBI issued a notice, asking him to appear before the investigation officer within two hours, after failing to find him at his residence.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses the media after Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the proposal to remove Article 370 in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, at Parliament during the Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Gulam Nabi Azad addresses the media persons after Union Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the proposal to remove Article 370 in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, in the Parliament during the Budget Session, in New Delhi. Congress leaders P Chidambaram, Shashi Tharoor, TMC leader Derek O'Brien, SP MP Ram Gopal Yadav and others are also seen.

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Former finance minister P Chidambaram speaks on the Budget 2019-20 in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses the media as party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala looks on, after the presentation of Union Budget 2019-20 at the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at Parliament House on the second day of the first session of 17th Lok Sabha, in New Delhi

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Congress leader P. Chidambaram addresses a press conference at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. Congress leaders Rajeev Gowda and Salman Soz are also seen.

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Congress senior leader P Chidambaram, Sam Pitroda, Anand Sharma and Ahmed Patel after addressing a press conference ahead of the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls, at AICC HQ, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, senior party leaders Manmohan Singh and P Chidambaram during the release of party's manifesto for Lok Sabha polls 2019, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, senior party leaders Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, AK Antony, P Chidambaram, General Secretary K C Venugopal and spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala release partys manifesto for Lok Sabha polls 2019, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, senior party leaders Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh, AK Antony, P Chidambaram release partys manifesto for Lok Sabha polls 2019, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference on party's minimum income guarantee scheme NYAY (Nyuntam Aay Yojana), at party headquarters in Chennai.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M K Stalin and other party leaders join hands during the formal launch of 'United Progressive Alliance (UPA)', a campaign in Tamil Nadu from the Kanyakumari parliamentary constituency, at Nagercoil, in Kanyakumari district.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi flanked by senior leaders Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi in a group photo after meeting of Congress Working Committee (CWC), on the anniversary of Dandi March, in Ahmedabad.

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Former Union home and finance minister P. Chidambaram

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Former vice-president Hamid Ansari launches 'Undaunted' written by senior Congress leader P Chidambaram (2nd R), in New Delhi. Also seen are (L-R) journalist Shoma Choudhary, Salman Khurshid, Dinesh Trivedi, Sushmita Dev and TCA Srinivasa Raghavan.

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Former finance minister P Chidambaram arrives to appear before Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering probe related to INX Media, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi addresses the media as party General Secretary K C Venugopal and former finance minister P Chidambaram look on during a press conference at AICC Office, in New Delhi.

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Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference at AICC headquarters in New Delhi.

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Congress leader P Chidambaram on the first day of the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress senior leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference in relation to the alleged scam in Rafale deal, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram leaves after addressing a press conference at KPCC office, in Bengaluru.

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Former finance minister P. Chidambaram arrives to appear before Enforcement Directorate at Jam Nagar House office in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and P Chidambaram during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress Leader P Chidambaram addresses the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2018 function, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram addresses a press conference on the second anniversary of demonetisation at West Bengal Pradesh Congress head office, in Kolkata. Bengal Congress president Somen Mitra is also seen.

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Former finance minister and Congress Party leader P Chidambaram leaves the Patiala Court after a hearing in the Aircel Maxis money laundering case, in New Delhi.

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