BJP to hold 70 press conferences across country to 'expose Congress'

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 15, 2018, 08.42 PM(IST)

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The conferences have been called following the Supreme Court's ruling where the top court dismissed all petitions pertaining to the Rafale fighter jet deal.

The Bhartiya Janata party will hold press conferences at 70 locations across the country on December 17 to "expose Congress".

The conferences have been called following the Supreme Court's ruling where the top court dismissed all petitions pertaining to the Rafale fighter jet deal.

The apex court on Friday said that detailed scrutiny of the Rafale fighter jet deal was not required and ruled out the probe into the pricing details of the deal.

The BJP in a statement after the verdict demanded an apology from the Congress and its president Rahul Gandhi for levying false allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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India signed an agreement with France for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft in a fly-away condition as part of the upgrading process of the Indian Air Force equipment. The estimated cost of the deal is Rs 58,000 crore.