You're right about 'rising India'. It's rising against you: Rahul mocks Modi

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 16, 2018, 05:14 PM(IST)

Deriding the budget announcement as only fancy schemes with no matching budgets, Rahul Gandhi added ''thankfully only 1 year to go''. Photograph:( Reuters )

Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress President on Friday fired another salvo at Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 


Targeting Modi's power point presentation at an event on Friday evening, Rahul Gandhi tweeted ''Modi Ji, those were some fancy powerpoint slides. A quick word of advice: You're right about Rising India. One small issue - it’s rising against you.''

Earlier in the day in a tweet, Rahul Gandhi accused the BJP government at the Cetnre of using the CBI to target key opposition leaders. 

''The BJP Govt uses the CBI to target key opposition politicians to intimidate and harass them. Now, a news report reveals how the CBI was pressured to file a case against @laluprasadrjd, ignoring the advice of its own legal team. Who will Modi ji target next?'' tweeted Rahul Gandhi with the  .

Gandhi also earlier in the day targeted Modi government for paying Rs 1100 crore extra per Rafale jet. 

Citing Rafale manufacturer Dassault's 2016 annual report, Gandhi said that the Narendra Modi government is purchasing per Rafale jet at the rate of Rs. 1670 crore while the Congress-led Manmohan Singh (MMS) government had finalised the deal at the rate of Rs. 570 crore per Rafale jet.

Gandhi said that Rafael manufacturer Dassault has busted lie of Raksha Mantri (Defence Minister) by releasing prices paid per Rafale plane in its 2016 annual report.

"Dassault called RM's lie and released prices paid per RAFALE plane in report: Qatar = 1319 Cr, MODI = 1670 Cr, MMS = 570 Cr. 1100 Cr per plane or 36,000 Cr i.e 10 % of our Defence budget, in the pocket. Meanwhile, our Army begs our Govt. for money," Gandhi tweeted.


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