Published On: Thu, May 9th, 2019

PM Modi targets Rajeev Gandhi over Using Premier Warship Of Army for Holiday

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By: India 24×7 News
03:27 PM, May 9, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi – File Photo

PM Modi targets Rajiv Gandhi…again

What happened?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again accused former PM Rajiv Gandhi of wrongdoing – this time, he said Mr Gandhi and his family had used INS Virat, a naval aircraft carrier, to take them to an island for a “family holiday”.

He alleged that the warship was diverted from its position protecting India’s maritime border to transport the family and stayed at the island at their disposal for 10 days in the 1980s. He also accused Mr Gandhi of using naval officers for personal security during that time.

Mr Modi made the comments on Wednesday during a campaign rally in Delhi. He also tweeted the accusation, attaching a magazine article from 1988 as proof.

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