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BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi files criminal contempt case against Congress president Rahul Gandhi

Congress party has been trying to corner the Modi government over the Rafale deal.

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New Delhi Updated on: April 12, 2019 13:07 IST
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday filed a contempt petition against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his "Chowkidar Chor Hain" comment against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rafale fighter jet case.

The court listed the matter for hearing on Monday.

The Congress party has been trying to corner the Modi government over the Rafale deal. The principle opposition party has alleged that the deal is corruption laden. 

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