New Delhi: Once again Congress on Monday again sought to raise the issue of alleged scam in the Rafale deal in the Lok Sabha, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh saying that again and again repeating a lie would not make it a truth.
Congress members have been raising the Rafale deal issue since the beginning of the Winter Session of Parliament on December 11, demanding that a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) should probe the matter.
During the Zero Hour, party members again took dig into Rafale issue displaying placards and shouting slogans on the matter.
Raising Rafale issue, senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge said there has been a scam in the deal and asked why the government was not disclosing the price of jets.
He also asked for a JPC probe into the issue amid loud protests from BJP members.
In giving response, Mr Singh also repeated the same thing that same that “again and again repeating a lie would not make it a truth”.
The government is already ready for discussion on the matter but why is the Congress running way, the minister asked.
UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was also present in the House.
The Opposition has also raised the issue outside Parliament.
Besides that members from the AIADMK and the TDP engaged in sloganeering in the Well as they sought to raise various other issues.
Over 20 members from the Congress, the AIADMK and the TDP were in the Well during the main Zero Hour.
Despite the din, many members raised various issues.