Income Tax department running amok to meet India's revenue shortfall: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul shared media reports alleging that 'tax terrorism' was hurting India's growth.

Published: 05th August 2019 11:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2019 11:54 AM   |  A+A-

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi (Photo | EPS)


NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at the Modi government, alleging that the Income Tax Department is "running amok" in a bid to meet India's revenue shortfall.

"The FM (Nirmala Sitharaman) said in her budget speech that an elephant should take just 2 pounds of rice & not trample the entire paddy field," Gandhi said in a tweet.

"Meanwhile, the IT dept elephant is running amok in a bid to meet India's revenue shortfall," he said.

Gandhi also shared media reports alleging that "tax terrorism" was hurting India's growth.



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