Nagaland Congress on Rafale deal


The biggest corruption in the history of India has been exposed by the ‘Annual Report, 2016’ of Dassault Aviation, in a single shot. For 36 Rafale Aircraft, Modi has paid 60,145/- crores at the rate of 16,70.70/-crores per aircraft. However, the international bid of 2012 during UPA where the rate of each aircraft was only 526.1 Crs and the total deal worth was 18,940 Crs, was cancelled. Thus, Modi has paid more than Rs. 41,205/- crores in excess. More than 40,000 crs kickback for sure. There is no reason to cancel an International bid winner’s Contract of Rs. 18,940 crs and pay Rs. 60,145 crs if it was not for kickbacks!
The Defence Minister has also lied to the nation. in reply to a stared question in the Rajya Sabha on 18th March 2018, she announced that the cost per Rafale Aricraft was about Rs. 670 crs whereas in reality, it was Rs. 1670 crs. She hid Rs.1,000 crs per aircraft. Why should the nation forgive such a liar?
PM Modi lied to the people refusing to disclose the price of the Rafale deal. Terms and conditions covered under the agreement are tactical and technical and not the price. In the past, UPA has declared all such prices. There has not been any agreement not to disclose the price and there is no need for such an agreement because the deal is funded by public money.
PM Modi has also failed to answer Congress President Rahul Gandhi in the No-Confidence Motion debate on 20th July 2018, as to why the price should not be transparent, why he has by passed mandatory provisions in taking the approval of Defence Procurement Procedure, Cabinet Committee and why he has compromised technology transfer to HAL (Hindusthan Aeronautics Limited), a PSU.
The PM and Defence Minister has misled the Parliament and the people of India. Therefore, a privilege motion against them has been initiated. As long as the Government does not come out clean, the hunt will continue.
Nagaland as Christian State should not compromise with corruptions any more. Honourable Members of the Legislative Assembly should lead for change. The demography of Nagaland Society has changed to accepting corruption as a way and means of life. We must stop accepting bribes and easy money if one has faith in Christianity. As long as we hunt bribes and easy money, there will be no prosperity. There will only be suffering. A gift of fish will only sustain one dinner while learning to fish, will sustain for life. Let us say “no” to easy money and bribes. It has no respect, dignity and it is a sin before God. Nagas have never begged. We were self content people. Although our villages and our rice stores were burnt down, we did not die of hunger or cry for aid. We can struggle and live. However, we don’t even need to struggle if the welfare schemes are delivered to the targeted sectors.
K. Therie, President, NPCC.

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