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Rahul manufacturing Court order on Rafale for political propaganda

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Jaitley Monday accused of manufacturing order on deal for political propaganda and said 'right to free speech' is not 'right to falsehood'.

The was commenting on the order which said that the remarks made by Gandhi on its April 10 case verdict were "incorrectly attributed" to the apex court and directed the to give his explanation by April 22.

In a series of tweets, Jaitley said, "In Rahul Gandhi's politics, the Right to Free Speech includes the Right to Falsehood".

He further said dynasts are also subject to the and while truth holds together, falsehood falls apart.

"Indian democracy does not permit them (dynasts) to rewrite Court orders... To manufacture a Court order for a political propaganda is a new low for The lower he sinks, the higher we rise," Jaitley said.

in her plea before the Supreme Court alleged that Gandhi has attributed his personal remarks to the top court and tried to create prejudice.

The on April 10 claimed that the apex court has made it "clear" that "committed a theft".

The Supreme Court on April 10 allowed the plea of petitioners relying on leaked documents for seeking review of its judgement and dismissed the government's preliminary objections claiming "privilege" over them.

"I am happy and I have been saying so for months that Hindustan's PM has given the money to (industrialist) Anil Ambani, and the SC has accepted it. The SC is going to investigate it," Gandhi had said.

"I want to thank the SC. It's a very happy day. The SC has talked about justice. Justice has prevailed," he had added.

The Rafale fighter is a twin-engine Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) manufactured by French company

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 15:35 IST