Rahul Gandhi, attack on Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Minister of India over the multi-crore Rafale deal.
Rahul Gandhi retort comes a day after Ms Sitharaman alleged that it was shameful on part of the Congress to boost objections on the fighter plane deal.
He additionally requested her whether or not Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken permission from the Cupboard Committee on Safety (CCS) earlier than saying the acquisition of the Rafale fighter plane in Paris.
The Congress ( Rahul Gandhi) had raised a number of questions on the deal, accusing the federal government of compromising nationwide curiosity and safety whereas selling “crony capitalism” and inflicting a loss to the general public exchequer.
“Expensive RM, what’s shameful is your boss silencing you. Please inform us: 1. Ultimate worth of every Rafale jet? 2. Did
take CCS permission earlier than saying buy in Paris? three. Why PM bypassed skilled HAL and gave the deal to AA rated businessman with no defence expertise?” Mr Gandhi tweeted.
Whereas the Congress (Rahul Gandhi) was alleging that , the BJP claimed that the renegotiated deal was clear and higher than the deal negotiated by the earlier UPA authorities.
India had inked an inter-Governmental settlement with France in September final yr for the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets at a price of round Rs. 58,000 crore, practically one-and-half years after the Prime Minister introduced the proposal throughout a go to to Paris.