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Rafale deal: Taxpayers will pay Rs 1 lakh crore, says Rahul

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on Saturday claimed that the due to the fighter jet deal, Indian taxpayers will have to pay the "Prime Minister's friend's joint venture Rs 1 lakh crore over five decades to maintain the

Taking a dig, he said that will as usual hold a press conference to deny this charge.

"Over the next 50 years, Indian taxpayers will pay Mr 56's (Modi) friend's JV, (Rs) 100,000 crore to maintain 36 #RafaleScam jets, is buying," Gandhi tweeted.

"(Defence Minister) will address a press conference to deny this, as usual. But the truth is in the presentation I'm attaching," he said, tagging along a Investors Presentation.

It said that "has secured the offset contract from Dassault for Rs 30,000 crore and a consequent 'Lifecycle opportunity' is estimated at Rs 1 lakh crore over 50 years."

The on Friday accused Sitharaman of "lying" on Reliance Defence Limited's offset contract", and said it didn't have experience in

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First Published: Sat, July 28 2018. 17:30 IST
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