scorecardresearch
Follow Us:
Sunday, August 09, 2020

‘Asatyagrahi’: Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi’s claim that Rewa solar project is Asia’s largest

"Asatyagrahi" (which roughly translates to 'one who does not believe in the struggle for truth'), said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Twitter.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: July 11, 2020 11:46:23 am
rewa solar project, madhya pradesh solar project, asia's largest solar project, rahul gandhi on rewa solar project, modi on rewa solar project, pm modi Prime Minister Modi on Friday launched the 750 MW solar project in Rewa in Madhya Pradesh through video-conferencing. (Twitter/PTI)

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his assertion that the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar project in Madhya Pradesh is the largest in Asia.

Prime Minister Modi on Friday launched the 750 MW solar project in Rewa in Madhya Pradesh through video-conferencing.

“Asatyagrahi” (which roughly translates to ‘one who does not believe in the struggle for truth’), said Gandhi on Twitter, tagging a tweet by the Prime Minister’s Office which quoted Modi as saying that Rewa has been identified with Narmada and white tigers, but now the name of Asia’s largest solar power project has also been added to it.

D K Shivakumar, the Congress’ Karnataka unit chief and a former energy minister in the state, had on Friday said, “Union Power Minister must answer as to how the Central government can claim that the Rewa Solar Park (750 MW) opened today is Asia’s largest when clearly the Pavagada Park in Karnataka is much larger (2,000 MW) and was opened two years back!”

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement