New Delhi News: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday poked a dig at the Centre Government over the Rafael deal and the rising fuel prices in the country and said that the Indian citizens who question the government are imprisoned. Rafale deal news.
Previously on June 4th, the Member of Parliament from Wayanad had slammed the Centre Government and questioned why the Centre government was not ready for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Rafael deal.
Tweeting posts on Twitter the Congress leader asked people to fill in the blanks. “Fill in the blanks: Rafale of ‘friendship’, Tax collection oil is very costly.
There is a blind sale of PSU-PSB. Questioning the Centre Govt will lead you to jail, Modi government is ____! the Congress MP wrote on in a tweet (translated from Hindi)
Previously, the Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Saturday demanded that an inquiry should be done by a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) in the Rafael deal.
A strict inquiry into the Rafale deal after France started investigations into claiming corruption in the Rs 59,000 crore Rafale deal signed with India in the year 2016 for the sale of 36 Dassault-built fighter jets for India.
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The Congress Party said that it will also take in this matter in the upcoming Parliament session as well.
Fuel rates in major Indian cities: Rafael deal
In the previous two months, the price of petrol has increased 34 times in India by the Centre. Because of this, the petrol price got raised by Rs 9.11 per litre and diesel price has been increasing by Rs 8.63 per litre in many cities of India.
In the cities like Jaipur, Patna, Thiruvananthapuram, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bhopal, the fuel prices have already surpassed the Rs 100 mark. Petrol and diesel in Chennai are being sold at the price of Rs 100.44 and Rs 93.91 per litre respectively.
Meanwhile, in Kolkata, petrol and diesel prices are selling at Rs 99.45 and Rs 92.27 per litre respectively, and may increase further.