2G Verdict Is Vindication, Says Rahul Gandhi, Targeting PM Over "Lies"

24 December, 2017, 02:09 | Author: Marjorie Miles
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"In the last 20 years, the BJP and Mr Modi have run a campaign of defamation against Congress party workers and leaders", Rahul Gandhi said.

"You all know the truth now about 2G, the truth is in front of you", Rahul Gandhi told reporters after chairing a meeting of the Congress Working Committee - his first since becoming party chief.

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Former telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and all other accused were recently acquitted by a special court in the 2G spectrum scam case. "One of the successes that the Congress party can take credit for in Gujarat is the dismantling of the Modi model of development. Our party played a very positive role in keeping everybody together", he added. "It was thought that the Congress will not be able to fight the BJP in Gujarat.You saw the results and it has dealt a zabardast jhatka (a massive jolt) to the BJP in Gujarat", Rahul said speaking to the media outside Parliament.

They dwelt on how "false propaganda" on the 2G spectrum allocation under the UPA government had become the BJP's most potent weapon to malign the Congress as corrupt.

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Interacting with mediapersons here at his party office here, Mr Owaisi said the temple politics of both parties indicated that they were deliberately attempting to politically marginalise Muslims. The whole architecture of the BJP is about lies. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari hit out at former comptroller and auditor general (CAG) Vinod Rai, alleging that all the other CAG reports during his tenure were "figments of imagination", which were specifically created to vitiate the atmosphere. Read Also: Gujarat Assembly Election 2017 Results: Rahul Gandhi's temple visits boost Congress performance "Narendra Modi, Shri Arun Jaitley and the BJP leadership should come forward to own up their sinister maligning machinations and apologise to the nation", he said. "The entire 2G trial has been directly monitored by the Supreme Court with reports of its progress submitted to it on a monthly basis. The party will be taking action against them", he said. Former prime minister Singh raised the issue of the challenges ahead for the party.

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