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In 'New' India, bribes are electoral bonds, Rahul takes a jibe at govt

The Congress on Monday alleged that the Modi government had overruled the RBI to introduce electoral bonds to enable "black money to enter the BJP coffers" and demanded that the scheme be scrapped.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader on Monday took a swipe at the government over reports that it overruled the to introduce electoral bonds, saying in 'New' India, bribes and illegal commissions are called electoral bonds.

The Congress on Monday alleged that the Modi government had overruled the to introduce electoral bonds to enable "to enter the BJP coffers" and demanded that the scheme be scrapped immediately.

"In 'New' India, bribes & illegal commissions are called Electoral Bonds," Gandhi said in a tweet.

Earlier, Congress general secretary Vadra also attacked the government on the issue, alleging that electoral bonds were "cleared by bypassing RBI" and "dismissing" security concerns in order to enable to enter the BJP coffers.

First Published: Mon, November 18 2019. 21:50 IST
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