Rahul Gandhi on Rafale Deal: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been continuously attacking the Modi government regarding the state-of-the-art fighter aircraft Rafale deal with France.
Once again attacking the Centre, Rahul Gandhi took to the Twitter alleging, “There has been massive corruption in the Rafale deal.”
Along with this, he has also tweeted a quote of Mahatma Gandhi which read as- “If you are right and you know it, speak your mind. Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth -Mahatma Gandhi.”
India has so far received 26 Rafale aircraft
Minister of State for Defense, Ajay Bhatt said on Wednesday that India has so far received 26 Rafale aircraft from Dason Aviation. A total of 36 fighter jets are to be supplied to India under the Rafale deal. Bhatt said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, “The supply of 36 Rafale aircraft is proceeding under process. Till 26, aircraft have been received.
Last year, the first Rafale aircraft arrived in the country on July 29. Four years ago, a deal worth Rs 59,000 crore for the purchase of 36 Rafale aircraft was signed by the governments of India and France.
Significantly, that French news website ‘Media Part’ has said in its report that a French judge has been entrusted with the responsibility of a ‘very sensitive’ judicial inquiry into the alleged corruption in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale aircraft deal with India. . Rahul Gandhi has been alleging corruption in the Rafale deal for a long time and he also made it a big election issue in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. At the same time, the government has been rejecting the claims of the Congress.