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Times of India reported on 29 March that Ganesh Malviya and his wife Poonam Rai, Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax-posted at Bhopal, were nabbed by CBI's Bhopal unit for demanding a bribe of Rs. 25 Lakhs and accepting the first installment of Rs. 10 Lakhs from a city based builder Rajesh Bhadoria for overlooking the discrepancies in the tax returns of latter's firm, Ramayan Builders and Developers. This Bribe/Corruption Ramayana would have been taken by the Media and Citizens of India in their strides without batting an eyelid as *Common Routine Matter. But this was no ordinary Ramayana. It had explosive connections with leading BJP men, who fashion themselves as the defenders and true inheritors of Ramayana culture. The complainant, Bhadoria, is the convener of Madhya Pradesh BJP's Cultural Unit -a state led by powerful BJP chief minister, Shivraj Singh Chauhan. The accused Malviya is the co-convener of election cell of the current "only" national leader of BJP, chief minister of neighbouring Gujarat, and the wannabe Prime Minister of India come June. There lies the sting in the tale.