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Cong misleading nation on Rafale deal: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The BJP today accused the of "misleading" the nation on the purchase, saying the UPA dispensation never any deal for the fighter and sat on its file due to its "greed".

refuted the allegations levelled at the NDA government by the as a "pack of lies" and part of its strategy to spread "untruth and confusion" against the

"The has again misled the country over a sensitive issue like defence. It is comparing a best deal struck by this government in the national interest with an alleged deal of the which had never happened," the BJP's said.

The trust is that the UPA dispensation sat on the deal file for reasons of its "greed and personal benefits" and compromised the nation's security interests, he claimed.

The had today accused the of "compromising" on national security and causing a loss of Rs 12,632 crore to the state exchequer on account of purchase of 36 fighter jets.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 21:10 IST
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