I-T dept running amok to meet India’s revenue shortfall: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today 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,’ Rahul said in a tweet. ‘Meanwhile, the IT dept elephant is running amok in a bid to meet India’s revenue shortfall,’ he said.

Rahul also shared media reports alleging that ‘tax terrorism’ was hurting India’s growth.