Shehzad Scans: Poonawalla busts week’s fake news for MyNation series
29, Aug 2018, 4:50 PM
In this series, MyNation checks the veracity of claims made by different political parties, groups and individuals. Today’s episode deals with Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s claim that the Narendra Modi government scrapped the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and an allegation by prominent supporters of the ancient regime that the prime minister’s fitness challenge video had cost the exchequer Rs 35 crore.
Shehzad Poonawalla talks of the expenditure the UPA government incurred in promoting the dynastic cult of Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi. Finally, he promises to take up the claim made by the current Congress president about the India-France Rafale aircraft deal.