Rafale "Biggest Ever"Defense Scam: Rahul Gandhi
Addressing an event here, he claimed that the price of the Rafale jets "magically" rose from Rs 540 to Rs 1600 crore per piece. India had signed an agreement in 2015 for procurement of 36 Rafale fighter planes from France.
The Congress leader alleged that a contract related to the fighter deal was snatched from the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and given to a private company which has never made an airplane nor taken any defense contract.
"The company, which was given the contract, was in a debt of Rs 45,000 crore," he claimed. Gandhi, while speaking after inaugurating the newly- constructed office of the party's state unit, also said that Modi has not yet spoken a word on the rape incidents in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Rajasthan.
The situation has not been as bad in the "last 3000 years", he said while referring to the rape incidents.
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