Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday linked the massive rise in business fortunes and personal wealth of businessman Gautam Adani to the Modi government that came to power in 2014, as he launched a scathing attack on the BJP Government over the Adani issue.
His allegations in the Lok Sabha drew a sharp reaction from the ruling party, with Law Minister Kiren Rijiju asking him not to make “baseless allegations” and to present evidence for his claims. Speaker Om Birla also asked him to focus on the President’s address and disapproved of the Congress leader displaying a picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Adani on the business tycoon’s plane to highlight their alleged closeness.
Airport rules changed for Adani
Rahul Gandhi said that the rules were changed for Adani airport and it is important who changed these rules. The rule was that if someone is not in the airport business, he cannot take over these airports. The Government of India exchanged this rule. Adani.
Same Name Everywhere, Adani… Adani… Adani…
Rahul Gandhi said that “From Tamil Nadu to Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, one name was heard everywhere, Adani. Everywhere in India the same name is Adani… Adani… Adani…. And when people used to.this.name used to talk to me and ask 2-3 questions. people used to say Adani comes in any business and becomes successful. never fails and youth ask me what are you doing bro Huh? We also want to learn. To do one business now he does 8 types of business.”
Adani got the airport by putting pressure on CBI-ED. Rahul Gandhi said in the Lok Sabha that “Government of India got the airport to Adani by putting pressure on CBI-ED and using the agency of GVK Industries to Adani. 6 airports were given to Adani by changing the rules. This.”