After the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the government on the Rafale deal, BJP has lashed out at the Congress party and hit out at former party president Rahul Gandhi and demanded he apologise to the nation.
Addressing a press conference at the party office, senior BJP leader and Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the Congress and in particular its former president Gandhi must apologise to the country.
Hailing the Supreme Court’s order on the Rafale deal as a victory of the country’s national security, Prasad said, “It is recognition of the honest decision making process of the Narendra Modi government… Satayamav Jayate. The Congress party must apologise and Rahul Gandhi in particular must apologise to the country.”
Hitting at Gandhi and his family, he said, “People having saga of corruption from Jeep scandal to Bofors to submarine to AugustaWestland, where undertaking a political programme masquerading at the quest of justice.
“Raising false allegations on the Rafale deal was the lowest point of political discourse that he stooped to the shameful extent of misquoting the Supreme Court deliberately,” Prasad said.