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Govt 'suppressing dissent' in response to issues like Rafale, depreciating rupee: Chidambaram

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Senior P Friday said the government's response to issues such as the Rafale deal charges, falling markets and the depreciating rupee is to "suppress dissent".

The opposition led by the has been accusing the government of benefiting Anil Ambani's Ltd. from the Rafale deal. The government and have dismissed all the allegations as false.

"As Rafale deal unravels, markets fall, the rupee depreciates and interest rates rise, the response of the government is to suppress dissent," tweeted.

"ED blocks accounts; IT searches Raghav Bahl's offices; BJP MPs block Estimates Committee's report and more," he said, referring to the freezing over a of environmental NGO and the searching Raghav Bahl's home and office on Thursday.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 11:40 IST