New Delhi, Oct 13 (UNI) Attacking the Narendra Modi government for divesting Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) of the offset contract in the Rafale deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has called on people to join him outside the company’s headquarters on Saturday afternoon to express solidarity with its employees.
In a tweet, Mr Gandhi, who is in Bengaluru to meet HAL employees to express solidarity with them, said, ‘HAL is India’s strategic asset. The future of India’s aerospace industry has been destroyed by snatching #Rafale from HAL & gifting it to Anil Ambani. Come defend the dignity of India’s defenders. I am in Bengaluru to stand with HAL’s employees. Join me outside HAL HQ, at 3 PM.’
The Congress party has been attacking the government on the issue of divesting the HAL of the offset contract under the Rafale deal and giving it to Mr Ambani’s company.