Adani Defence JV — a defence company owned by PM Modi’s close friend, Gautam Adani with zero experience in submarine manufacturing along with Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) — has been allowed to participate in a ₹45,000 crore submarine project, the Congress party has alleged.
In a sensational revelation, Congress has accused Modi government of tweaking rules in order to favour Adani. The grand old party has also blamed that the Modi government has flouted Defence Procurement Procedure - 2016 (DPP) to include Adani’s company in the project.
Addressing a press conference in Delhi, head of the Congress media cell, Randeep Surjewala said Modi government and the PMO overruled suggestions made by the empowered committee, constituted by the Indian Navy. Although the deal has not been finalised yet, he further alleged:
Demanding answer from the Modi Government, Congress asked: