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PM feels he can control any Indian state by blackmail: Rahul

Press Trust of India  |  Nagercoil (TN) 

Launching a frontal attack on the AIADMK-BJP alliance in Tamil Nadu, Wednesday alleged the was controlled by the Prime Minister's Office, something that has never happened before.

In his first public rally to launch the poll campaign in the southern state, Gandhi said "today, the government in is controlled by the "

The accusation has been often repeated by the DMK to target the ruling AIADMK.

"Never was a government in controlled from Delhi," he said.

The said felt he could "capture" any Indian institution and control any state by "blackmail" and that he can pressure different states from

In his first rally after his party inked a poll pact with the DMK, he said Modi had stated that he wanted to be "chowkidar and not "

"After saying that, the chowkidar gave Rs 30,000 crore to Ambani," he alleged.

The Prime Minister's "entire foundation is built on lies," he said and quoted Tamil Tiruvalluvar's verse on truth in Tamil, which meant that truth would triumph (apparently referring to the Rafale deal).

"And the truth will put in jail," he alleged.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 20:06 IST