BJP Slams Rahul For Accusing PM Modi of Graft Charges

Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi also alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is himself involved in graft.

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Taking a dig at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said whenever he speaks, his own party gets “exposed” and it “benefits” the BJP.


"Rahulji, we want you to speak in the Lok Sabha, because when you speak, the Congress gets exposed and we are benefited from that," Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters here.

Javadekar's remarks came soon after the Congress Vice President accused the government of not allowing him and other Opposition leaders to speak in the Lok Sabha.

Earlier in the day, Gandhi also alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is himself involved in graft. He said he wanted to reveal this in Parliament, but was prevented by the ruling majority from speaking there.

Slamming Gandhi, Javadekar said: "He accuses Modiji of avoiding the house and the debate. But Rahulji, it is you who had remained traceless for 50 days, and not the Prime Minister."

The BJP leader also slammed the Opposition parties for protesting the government's 8 November decision to demonetise the old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes and said that even after losing power, they are still indulging in corruption.

(With inputs from IANS.)

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