Modi stunned after getting unexpected hug from Rahul Gandhi in Parliament

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the media at Parliament House in Delhi ahead of Friday's no-confidence motion against the government

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the media at Parliament House in Delhi ahead of Friday's no-confidence motion against the government

Rahul Gandhi had levelled allegations against the Modi-led government that the Rafale deal with France under the BJP regime was done to benefit one particular businessman.

Modi, who spoke for well over 90 minutes, tore into the Gandhis: "Those who don't have confidence in themselves can not trust anyone". "You may call me pappu, but I don't hate you", said Gandhi looking the Indian premier straight in the eye, after which he walked across the assembly hall and threw his arms around the political rival. "Those who want to reach here in a hurry came here and gestured 'get up, get up", Modi said. Compulsions of state politics made it necessary for the BJD to remain equidistant from both the Congress and BJP. I am not privy to what the French President told Mr. Gandhi. "See her arrogance. I was reminded about 1999". Picking up the issue of unemployment, he said, "China has given 50,000 youths jobs in 24 hours, while this government has given only 400 youths jobs in 24 hours".

"Thank you so much for teaching me my dharma and the importance of being a Hindu and I would like to sincerely thank you for that". They throw the rope of support initially and pull down them later... He said the Gandhis had humiliated all those who had dared to be their equal.

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Gandhi accused the Modi government of buying 36 Rafael fighter aircraft from France at a highly inflated price. I will take out this hatred out of you and turn it into love. Stop insulting the jawans of India.

France on Friday said a security agreement it concluded with India in 2008 legally binds the two countries to protect the classified information relating to operational capabilities of defence equipment.

Responding to Gandhi's allegations, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, "The agreement of secrecy was signed by the then Defence Minister and this agreement clearly mentioned that the value of the jets can not be disclosed". "This nation will not forgive you", he said.

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