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Parrikar rejects audio tape, says Cong wants to fabricate facts on Rafale

Earlier, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala released an audio of a telephonic conversation allegedly between Health Minister Vishwajit Rane and another person

IANS  |  Panaji 

Manohar Parrikar
Manohar Parrikar, Goa Chief Minister. File photo

The audio clip featuring a purported conversation between a Goa Minister and an unidentified person about the is a "desperate attempt" by the Congress to fabricate facts and no such discussion had happened, Chief Minister said on Wednesday.

"The audio clip released by the Congress is a desperate attempt to fabricate facts after their lies were exposed by the No such discussion ever came up during Cabinet or any other meeting," the former Defence Minister tweeted.

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Earlier on Wednesday, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala released an audio of a telephonic conversation allegedly between Health Minister and another person, whose identity was kept anonymous, in which Rane is heard saying that Parrikar, at a Cabinet meeting, said that he had files related to the in the bedroom of his residence.

Rane has claimed that the audio was doctored and has sought a probe by the police and central government agencies into the matter.

First Published: Wed, January 02 2019. 14:26 IST
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