Rahul Gandhi claimed ‘cash was stolen from the Indian exchequer in Rafale’ and likewise quoted Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made a recent assault on the federal government over the Rafale fighter plane deal, prompting Union Minister Piyush Goyal to hit again saying he’s welcome to fight the 2024 normal elections on the problem.

In a tweet, Gandhi quoted a supply-based mostly information report which claimed that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has submitted its efficiency audit on defence offset contracts to the federal government with no point out of any offset offers associated to the acquisition of Rafale plane.

“Money was stolen from the Indian exchequer in Rafale,” Gandhi alleged in his tweet with out elaborating.

In his Twitter publish, the previous Congress president additionally quoted Mahatma Gandhi’s phrases: “Truth is one, paths are many”.

In a pointy retort, Goyal, who’s Railway Minister and a senior BJP leader, claimed that many within the Congress have confided that Gandhi’s obsession with Rafale is damaging the celebration.

“Many of Rahul Gandhi’s Congress colleagues confide in private that Rahul’s obsession with Rafale to wash off his father’s sins is damaging the party. But if someone is wanting to self-destruct, who are we to complain? We invite him to fight the 2024 elections on Rafale,” Goyal tweeted.

Gandhi had launched a scathing assault on Prime Minister Narendra Modi within the 2019 normal elections, which the Congress misplaced.

The Rafale plane deal was a part of the central plan of the Congress’ ballot marketing campaign.

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