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Rahul Gandhi accuses Modi of corruption in Rafale deal, seeks probe

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Firing a fresh salvo at over the deal, alleged on Thursday that he was a "corrupt man" who helped pocket Rs 30,000 crore in the purchase of the fighter

Gandhi demanded an investigation against the

The also described Nirmala Sitharaman's trip to as part of a "huge cover-up" by the government.

His attack at the government came a press conference following a report in the French media that Aviation, the manufacturer of Rafale, had to choose Ambani's firm as its offsets in as a trade-off for getting the deal.

The government has been insisting that it had no role in the Dassault's choice of

said in a statement that it has "freely chosen to make a partnership with India's Reliance Group".

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First Published: Thu, October 11 2018. 13:20 IST