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Rafale deal to be a poll plank for Cong: Prithviraj Chavan

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik 

The in has said the fighter deal will be a key election issue for the party and hit out at the NDA government over the rising prices of diesel and petrol.

Senior said the party will fight the upcoming assembly and Lok Sabha polls on and other issues of public interest.

The main opposition party has alleged irregularities in the purchase of fighter jets from France, a charge vehemently denied by the BJP-led government.

Addressing a public meeting at Bhaji Market ground here in North Sunday evening, he said the country's economic condition has become weak under the present government.

The former Union said the government has earned crores of rupees through the rising prices of fuel, but has not provided any substantial relief to common people.

The meeting was organised as part of the Congress' 'Jan Sangharsh Yatra' that arrived here Sunday.

The opposition party launched the state-wide yatra in August to highlight "failures" of the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in

Speaking on the occasion, state Ashok Chavan said the BJP-led government in Maharashtra has been unsuccessful in solving the problems being faced by the people of the state.

Ashok Chavan, a former minister, said the party will dislodge the ruling BJP from power in the next assembly polls in Maharashtra due in the second half of 2019.

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First Published: Mon, October 08 2018. 15:10 IST