Supreme court Stay on Rafale deal till October 10
New Delhi: Supreme Court will hear on October 10 a petition that sought a stay on the Rafale deal.
The Bench on Tuesday was approached by the petitioner-advocate M L Sharma
seeking an adjournment.
He said that he was unwell and hence the case be heard on October 5.
Justice Ranjan Gogoi told Sharma, ‘ you circulated a letter for adjournment.
You missed the bus, the matter will be heard on October 10.’
Rafale deal is a defence agreement signed between the governments of India
and France to purchase of 36 Rafale fighter aircrafts in fly-away condition
as a part of upgrading process of Indian Air Force equipment.
Rafale fighter aircraft is a twin-engine Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) is manufactured by French aerospace company Dassault Aviation.
Indian Air Force had advanced a proposal to buy 126 fighter aircraft in August 2007 and floated a tender and an invitation was sent to various aviation companies to participate for the bidding process.
Refeal deal in under political attack from opposition
This rafale deal has already created a political turbulance in india.
Specially congress has made direct allegations agains prime minister Mr Narendra modi.
Mr Modi is being accused for changing the deal clauses.
It include anil ambani’s company being made befericiary of the deal.
Earlier this task was alloted to HAL.
Defence minister Mrs Nirmalal seetaraman also came under attack and arun jaitley was criticized for making statements in place of defence minister.