Tehseen Poonawalla files petition in SC urging Centre to reveal cost of #Rafale jets

Aditya AK March 13 2018

Political trendwatcher Tehseen Poonawalla has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Central government to reveal the consolidated transaction cost of 36 Rafale fighter aircrafts procured by it, pursuant to deal made in 2016.

The issue arises out of an announcement made almost three years ago by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, revealing that the Indian government had procured 36 Rafale jets from French aviation company Dassault. According to Poonawalla, the same was done without going through the usual practice, the . . .

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