Launching a no-holds barred attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the saffron party’s whole architecture and foundation were based on “lies.””The whole architecture and foundation of the BJP are based on lies,” said Mr Gandhi. He was speaking after chairing his first Congress working committee (CWC) meeting as the Congress president with his mother Sonia Gandhi seated next to him.”I think 2G has been a vindication (of Congress’ stand),” Rahul Gandhi told reporters when asked about the special CBI court’s Thursday verdict acquitting all the accused. “Everyone knows about 2G, the truth has come out in front of you.”Also readRahul Gandhi chairs first CWC meeting after being elected Congress President “If you see the Modi model in Gujarat, it was a clear lie. When we went to Gujarat, the people said there is no model, they said what is going on is stealing of people’s resources. The promise of 15 lakhs in every bank account, Demonetisation, ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ everything is a lie,” he added.Rahul today chaired the CWC meeting for the first time after being elected as the party chief earlier this month. Also readGujarat Elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi says PM Modi has credibility problem, BJP ridicules Sonia Gandhi, who served as the party president for 19 years, arrived a little before Rahul for the meeting and was also felicitated by the CWC members. The CWC also paid their respects to former Union Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi who passed away last month. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, senior party leaders Motilal Vora, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Janardan Dwivedi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Karan Singh, Anand Sharma, Mohsina Kidwai, Ambika Soni, CP Joshi, Kamal Nath, BK Hariprasad and Oscar Fernandes are also attending the meeting, along with party in- charges for various states.Rahul Gandhi was elected unopposed as the Congress chief on December 11 and assumed the party’s reins on December 16.(With PTI inputs)

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2G scam verdict: ‘Vindicated’ Rahul Gandhi says BJP’s foundation based on ‘lies’