Hosur (Tamil Nadu): Addressing a poll rally in Hosur in Tamil Nadu on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi justified his government's actions to unearth the details in the AgustaWestland chopper scam and said that if the Italians are indicting them (senior Congress leaders) in the case what he can do.
“I have never been to Italy, I have never met anyone from Italy nor I know anyone in Italy but even then they (Italy court) have held them guilty. What can I do?” PM Modi asked.
Tens of thousands of people have attended the rally in Hosur on Friday.
PM Modi has also highlighted various schemes of his government such as Mudra Yojna at the rally.
“We have launched the Mudra Yojana so that small traders can avail loans from banks without any guarantee,” Modi said.
He also supported his government's actions on various issues such as LPG subsidy. “I had appealed people to give up their gas subsidy if they can and I am happy that about 1 crore families gave up their subsidy,” he said.
He asked people whether there should be actions against those who steal government funds in the name of purchasing helicopters for VVIPs.
“Those who steal money in the name of buying helicopters, shouldn’t they be punished,” Modi asked.
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