New Delhi: With opposition party repeatedly asking clarification on Rafael deal controversy there seems no official statement coming forward supporting the ruling party’s move.
This time Congress Chief Rahul has made yet another controversial statement against PM Modi on Monday addressing him as “Commander-in-Thief” over the ongoing Rafale deal controversy, ABP reports.
Earlier the party chief has asked questions over the deal and supporting his allegations, the chief also shared some facts where the French President Holland had stated that Indian government had not left him with a choice to choose anyone else other than Anil Ambani or his company Reliance defence.
Now here is another video by French Magazine editor Edwy Plenel’s statements about his organization’s investigation into the deal.
‘The Indian Government suggested this service provider and Dassault negotiated with Ambani says Plenel.
French ex-president Francois Hollande said that the Indian government pushed Reliance as a partner on the Rafale fighter jet deal, Paris-based news website Mediapart reports.Brut India spoke to the head of Mediapart, Edwy Plenel, about his organisation’s investigation into the deal.
Posted by Brut India on Friday, September 21, 2018
When leading news channels claimed to have had interview with this Editor many speculated that words were simply thrown in this Magazine Editor’s mouth but here is the video as he speaks in pure English, which very well proves his statements backing French president could be true and only requires in-depth probe of the ongoing controversy regarding the Rafael Deal.
Opposition party Congress has accused the ruling party of massive irregularities in the Rafale deal, alleging that the government was procuring each aircraft at a cost of over Rs 1,670 crore as against Rs 526 crore finalised by the UPA government when it was negotiating procurement of 126 Rafale jets.
Meanwhile, no official statements have come up from PM or the government on the Rafael Deal.
While BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra asked whether “The country’s opposition party Congress making an international alliance with Pakistan?” since Pakistan is tagging Rahul Gandhi’s tweets.