WCD Times – Rahul Gandhi the Congress president said on Saturday, that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman “lied” in Parliament that BJP government orders worth Rs.one lakh crore were provided to HAL.
The Congress has been targeting the government, alleging that BJP or the Government did not & is not giving right answers or answers to Rahul gandhi’s question during the parliamentary debate on Rafale Deal. while demanding that Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should either place the documents in support of her statement in the House or resign.
Gandhi’s attack came after a media report claimed that “not a single rupee of the said Rs 1 lakh crore has come to HAL, since not a single order, as claimed, has been signed till now.”
The media report cited senior HAL management officials in order to back its claim
The BJP or the NDA government has accused the Congress did not supporting HAL during its Governance and alleged that they(Congress/UPA) were trying to Manipulate the Public Sector for supports of Private once. But in reality looks like BJP is the one doing it now.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted
When you tell one lie, you need to keep spinning out more lies, to cover up the first one.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) January 6, 2019
In her eagerness to defend the PM’s Rafale lie, the RM lied to Parliament.
Tomorrow, RM must place before Parliament documents showing 1 Lakh crore of Govt orders to HAL.
Or resign. pic.twitter.com/dYafyklH9o
Gandhi had on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “weakening” HAL to help his “suit-boot” friend
Also a media report which claimed that HAL was forced to borrow Rs 1,000 crore to pay salaries to its employees for the first time in years as it is facing financial crisis.
Congress’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala tweeted on Sunday:
The Lying Defence Minister’s Lies Gets Exposed!— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) January 6, 2019
Def Min claimed that procurement orders worth ₹1 Lakh Cr provided to HAL!
HAL says Not a SINGLE PAISA has come, as Not a SINGLE ORDER has been signed!
For the first time,HAL forced to take a loan of ₹1000 Cr to pay salaries! pic.twitter.com/IzoRvHW1VM
Actually real Debate took place twitter than in Parliament in India. The opposition Leader Mr. Rahul Gandhi has been attacking Government since its Corruption allegation started on Rafale Deal a year Back.