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Rahul Gandhi Calls PM Modi “Liar” Over His Remarks on “Detention Camps” in India

Rahul Gandhi Calls PM Modi “Liar” Over His Remarks on “Detention Camps” in India

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Rahul Gandhi Calls PM Modi “Liar” Over His Remarks on “Detention Camps” in India Rahul Gandhi Calls PM Modi “Liar” Over His Remarks on “Detention Camps” in India

Guwahati, December 26, 2019:

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday categorically criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi for denying the existence of ‘detention camps’ in India and said, “The RSS’ PM lies to ‘Bharat Mata.”

Sharing a video by BBC on detention camps in Assam in his official Twitter handle, Rahul Gandhi accused, “RSS का प्रधानमंत्री भारत माता से झूठ बोलता हैं ।” (RSS’ Prime Minister is lying to Mother India).

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The BBC’s video depicted the scenes of the construction of a detention camp at Matia in Goalpara district of Assam. The report stated that the detention camp is being constructed in the area with an expense of over 40 crores. The camp was supposed to be completed by December 31 of this year. However, as 70 per cent work has already been completed, it is expected that the construction will be completed by March 2020.”

PM Narendra Modi, while addressing a gathering at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan earlier this week, said, “Congress is spreading lies that my government intends to send all Muslims to detention centres. This is false. Where have these detention centres been built? I want to ask them.”

Many comments came up in favour of Gandhi’s stand that hit out PM Modi over his remarks. One of the users posted a video by BBC on how people were lodged in Silchar in the comment section.

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Another user posted an official statement of the PIB, dated December 13, 2011, where it was clearly mentioned that ‘three detention camps’ at Kokrajhar, Goalpara, and Silchar were set up to keep the declared foreigners till deportation to their place of origin. The statement also said that 221 people were sent to Goalpara, 79 to Kokrajhar, 62 in Silchar till November 2011.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Dec 26, 2019