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Rahul got M.Phil without Masters degree: Jaitley

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Making a scathing attack on the and for questioning Smriti Irani's educational qualifications, Jaitley on Saturday said the party forgot that a of Gandhi's academic credentials "may leave a lot to be answered" and alleged that the "got an M.Phil without a Masters degree".

"One day the focus would be on the BJP candidate's educational qualifications, fully forgetting that a of Rahul Gandhi's academic credentials may leave a lot to be answered. After all, he got an M.Phil without a Masters degree," Jaitley said in

His remarks come a day after Subramanian Swamy, making a veiled reference to Gandhi, alleged that his "Cambridge certificate says his name is and he read M.Phil and failed in National Economic Planning and Policy".

Swamy had also posted in a certificate from the which stated that had scored 58 per cent in National Economy Planning and Policy while scoring 62.8 per cent overall. The certificate said 60 per cent was passing marks.

Swamy, who had earlier alleged that had four passports including one in the name of Raul Vinci, claimed it was "Raul Vinci's certificate of failure".

Earlier, the had complained to the poll panel against submitting "contradictory affidavits" to the on her educational qualifications.



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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 16:34 IST