Congress activists stage protest over Raffale scam

Excelsior Correspondent

SAMBA, Sept 14: Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) today held a protest demonstration against the Modi Government for its alleged involvement in biggest ever defence scam post independent India.
“Raffle defence deal is one of the biggest scam of India post Independence. BJP which gave false slogans in elections to get votes and after forming Government, the rightwing party has allegedly indulged in corruption,” Manjit Singh said.
Former Minister was speaking during a protest demonstration organized at Vijaypur against the scam. He further accused Prime Minister Narindra Modi of having complete information about the fighter jet, Raffle deal and his office is also alleged to have involved.
The former Minister said “by compromising the national interest, Modi Government made an attempt to benefit private firms though this deal with France.”
He said that even after the Government has been fully exposed, is no official probe has been ordered to unearth the scam. “Modi in his public rally used to assure that he curve corruption but the days have come when corruption has touched new heights under BJP Government,” Manjit Singh said.
He further said that there is no development in last four years of Modi Government rule in India whether it is bullet train, Smart City, make in India, Skill India, AIIMS etc.
“The country has become instable with increasing fuel prize and it seems, there is no control over the increasing prices of the petrol and diesel,” he added.
He said that the prices of essential commodities have also increased and poor people are being grinded under the Modi Raj.
Later, the Congress workers led by Manjit Singh, handed over a memorandum to ADC, Samba Dr Arun Manhas.
Those who accompanied DCC president included former MLA Parkash Sharma, Subash Bhagat, Vinod Mishra, Sanjeev Sharma, Col. Swarn Singh and others.