Revealed By: Sumedha Kirti
Final Up to date: April 06, 2023, 15:27 IST
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday got here down closely on Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for making baseless allegations towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Adani situation, and described him as a “repeat offender” in levelling such prices.
“If Rahul Gandhi actually thinks that Adani has been given all this stuff (undue favours), it isn’t true,” Sitharaman mentioned responding to questions at a press convention on the State BJP workplace right here.
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“Let me additionally say he’s now changing into a repeat offender when it comes to placing baseless allegations towards the Prime Minister. We noticed that previous to the 2019 elections, now he’s doing it once more. He doesn’t appear to be taught any classes from all these false allegations that he desires to degree towards the Prime Minister,” she mentioned.
Sitharaman additionally sought to know why Gandhi didn’t elevate a voice towards the “undue favour” to Adani by the Kerala authorities and a solar energy challenge to the corporate in Rajasthan.
“It was the (then) Congress authorities (in Kerala), which gave on a platter Vizhinjam Port to Adani. It was not given on the premise of any tender. Now this isn’t this (Congress) authorities however the CPM authorities. However what stopped him from asking and demanding that Kerala cancel that order?” Sitharaman mentioned.
The “whole solar energy challenge” has been given to Adani in (Congress-ruled) Rajasthan. “What stops Rahul Gandhi?”
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