It’s a small gesture, but a strong assertion of identity. India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performed Shastra Puja right before taking ownership of Rafale fighter jet.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh leaves for France to receive first Rafale jet on the occasion of Dussehra and Vijaya Dashami
Though Rajnath Singh will officially receive Rafale on October 8, the jets will start arriving in India from May 2020
The formal hand over ceremony for the first Rafale jet is scheduled on October 8
Though the induction of Rafale into the IAF will officially take place on October 8, they will start arriving in India from May 2020 onwards
Earlier, the CAG report on the Rafale deal was tabled in Parliament in February. The chief auditor had not reviewed the offset audits as he did not want to combine it with the offset audit.
In case Chaudhry missed out, the first Rafale jet is expected to be delivered next month.
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Here is a compilation of the lies spread by Rahul Gandhi about the Rafale Deal in the run up to 2019 Lok Sabha Elections
A compilation of various lies by Rahul Gandhi on the Rafale deal
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