Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Home News Reports Rahul Gandhi invokes late Manohar Parrikar to lie about the Rafale Deal

Rahul Gandhi invokes late Manohar Parrikar to lie about the Rafale Deal

The brand of politics embraced by Rahul Gandhi is brutally insensitive as he continues to invoke a person and attribute unfounded claims to him even after his death.

Also Read

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Descending to an appallingly new low, Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday dragged late Manohar Parrikar’s name to lie about the Rafale Deal in one of his election rallies. Manohar Parrikar succumbed to pancreatic cancer and breathed his last on March 17, 2019. Campaigning for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi declared in Nagpur that Parrikar had information of the corruption in the Rafale deal and hence he was distancing himself from the deal.

”The Chowkidar has committed theft. When the erstwhile defence minister Manohar Parrikar was asked about the deal, he said to ask about the new deal to Narendra Modi, not me,” Rahul exclaimed. Rahul asserted that Manohar Parrikar knew that corruption has taken place and someone will get trapped. Hence, he was distancing himself from the deal, claimed Rahul.

Rahul Gandhi continued his attack on PM Modi claiming that if Congress is voted to power, a probe will be initiated into the Rafale deal and Chowkidar will go to jail. Gandhi scion also continued with the familiar rant of why Anil Ambani was given the contract for Rafale, and not anyone from Vidarbha, the region where the poll rally was held.

- article continues after ad - - article resumes -

Earlier too, when Manohar Parrikar was critically ill, Rahul Gandhi had dropped in to pay him a visit. Even then Rahul Gandhi had used the occasion to lie about the supposed discussion he had with Parrikar about the Rafale deal. In fact, Parrikar, ailing from a serious disease himself came out to debunk Gandhi’s false claims of having any discussion on the Rafale deal. In a scathing attack, Parrikar then asserted that stooping so low to make a false statement raises questions about the purpose of Rahul Gandhi’s visit.

Rahul Gandhi and other Congress leaders have in the past alleged that Manohar Parrikar has all the Rafale deal files in his bedroom. Manohar Parrikar had dismissed the audio tapes as doctored which were released by the Congress alleging corruption in the Rafale deal. Parrikar had refuted the allegations levelled by Congress asserting that it is an attempt to fabricate facts.

The Supreme Court, as well as CAG, scotched any last vestiges of doubts regarding corruption in the Rafale deal. SC and CAG both have held that no wrongdoing has happened in the Rafale deal. Yet, Rahul Gandhi continues to lie about the Rafale deal by pulling off random numbers each time he talks about the purported corruption in the Rafale deal.

The brand of politics embraced by Rahul Gandhi is brutally insensitive as he continues to invoke a person and attribute unfounded claims to him even after his death. Thus, one solemnly hopes and prays that Manohar Parrikar has departed to a better world where people like Rahul Gandhi don’t exist who stoop down to any level to further their callous politics.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

Trending now

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Activist writes to the health ministry and AIIMS Delhi asking to probe blood donation by Bhim Army chief who suffers from a serious blood...

In the letter, the activist has urged the authorities to probe whether Chandrashekhar Azad and his doctor hid his medical condition from AIIMS before donating blood

The UK: Man and son have a lucky escape after a turtle they found on the ground turn out to be live grenade from...

Man grabs his son moments before he was about to pick up a live World War 1 grenade thinking it to be a turtle on the ground

Rajasthan: Salon operator resumes work after giving samples for Coronavirus test, attended 18 customers before confirmed positive

Hairdresser found coronavirus positive when his report came late at night, after he had attended 18 customers in his saloon during the day

Maharashtra government goes all out against Republic TV, orders CID probe against Arnab Goswami and his channel in a two-year-old suicide case

CID investigation ordered against Arnab Goswami by Maharashtra Home Minister in a case which was already closed by court

“We don’t have electricity and water for 6 days” Locals in Kolkata suffer, amidst no administrative help from West Bengal Government

"A person who is suffering can only understand what we are going through. There has been no help from the administration," a local sighed.

Minor girl gang-raped by army constable Shahnawaz Sheikh and his friends in Jharkhand town, one arrested

Minor girl gang-raped by three man in Shahebganj district in Jharkhand when she had gone to an orchard to pick up fallen mangoes

Recently Popular

Mumbai Police issues prohibitory order, to take action against messages on social media: Here is how it curbs criticism against Uddhav Govt

For MLA Aaditya Thackeray too, the most worrying aspect of the pandemic in Maharashtra is the ‘hate on social media'

Paatal Lok morphed image of Yogi, other leaders to show corrupt character in the story: BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka Sharma

Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is yet to respond to the allegations meted out against her web series Paatal Lok

Delhi: Tanker operators say AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal collected bribes up to Rs 60 lakhs a month

The accusations of graft against AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal came to light after a water tanker owner, Dr Rajendra Singh, committed suicide alleging harassment for payment from the AAP MLA and his aide Kapil Nagar

Fact-check: Did South African Church pastor make congregants drink Dettol to ‘cure coronavirus’

Prophet Rufus Phala of AK Spiritual Christian Church has a history of making his followers drink disinfectants such as Dettol

Rahul Gandhi distances Congress from the Coronavirus mess in Maharashtra, shifts blame squarely to Uddhav Thackeray: Read how

Today, during a press conference held by Rahul Gandhi, he was asked about the Coronavirus pandemic and its spread in Maharashtra and he squarely shifted the blame to Uddhav Thackeray

Connect with us

228,190FansLike
351,009FollowersFollow
242,000SubscribersSubscribe
Advertisements