Modi, Shah hail Sitharaman for 'demolishing' Congress campaign on Rafale
New Delhi : Top BJP leadership including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Amit Shah on Friday hailed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her reply in the Lok Sabha, saying she demolished Congress' lies and misinformation campaign on Rafale fighter jets deal.
Soon after Sitharaman's speech, Modi tweeted: "Defence Minister @nsitharaman's speech in the Parliament demolishes the campaign of calumny on Rafale."
He also posted the video of her reply after a debate in the lower House on the Rafale deal.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah said: "A LIE goes only so far and no further. Defence Minister Smt @nsitharaman ji has completely demolished Congress party's lies and misinformation campaign on Rafale with her excellent speech loaded with facts."
Shah tweeted and congratulated Sitharaman for "bringing the truth to the nation".
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tweeted: "Well done! Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman ji, for an outstanding performance. You demolished the fake campaign. We are all proud of your performance."