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At the event, Shatrughan and Yashwant launched a full-scale attack against the Modi-led National Democratic Alliance.
The dissident BJP MP Thursday said people want answers from the government on the Rafale deal and "ignoring" the questions being raised over the agreement would not do.
The former BJP leader also exuded confidence that if the opposition unity is forged before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, akin to that in 1977, "we will win the polls".
Sinha, who was a key cabinet member in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led government, has been a vocal critic of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP under Amit Shah.
Sinha's remarks came soon after Mallya, facing charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to around Rs 9,000 crore, said in London that he met the finance minister before leaving India last year.
Centre using military brass to defend Rafale scam: Arun Shourie, Yashwant Sinha and Prashant Bhushan
Shourie, Sinha and Bhushan said they wondered why Modi had reduced the number of aircraft from 126 to just 36, 'disregarding' IAF's strategic needs.
Yashwant Sinha said that lies of someone occupying top office in the country does not go unnoticed, as people are smart enough to see through such lies.
Kejriwal urged Yashwant Sinha to contest the next Lok Sabha elections although he did not name the party or the constituency from which he should take on the BJP.
Sinha, who handled finance and external affairs portfolios in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee cabinet, was speaking to the media after meeting Patidar leader Hardik Patel in Ahmedabad.
The former Finance Minister and the ex-BJP leader expressed his anguish over the opposition parties for not hitting the streets over the issue.
Recalling his old association with Modi, the former BJP leader said he had seen a humble image of the former.
Calling demonetisation as a step taken by a “monarch”, he said the note ban and GST were the bigger blows to the economy in quick succession.
The activists have been expressing their views openly. In order to subdue their voice, this has been done, he said
By kicking out Hindustan Aeronautics Limited completely out from the deal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reduced 'Make in India' to a mere slogan, he said here on Wednesday.
The Opposition has been alleging gross discrepancies in the deal and has also accused Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman of lying to the nation at the behest of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.