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Amid Degree Politics, Dr Subramanian Swamy Posts Rahul Gandhi's 'Cambridge Certificate'. Read Here

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:


  • Rahul Gandhi or 'Raul Vinci' as the certificate titles the Congress president, is the alleged report card of his University of Cambridge MPhil in Development Studies, wherein Swamy pointed how he 'failed in National Economic Planning and Policy' 

In a political fray of 'educational degrees' after Congress took a dig at Union Minister Smriti Irani's education qualifications, together with the 'Kyunki Saas bhi Kabhi Bahu thi's' tune parody, now BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has pulled out, as what he claims to be Rahul Gandhi's education certificate. 

Rahul Gandhi or 'Raul Vinci' as the certificate titles the Congress president in the alleged report card of his University of Cambridge MPhil in Development Studies degree, wherein Swamy points out how he 'failed in National Economic Planning and Policy' 

Sharing the certificate in a tweet, Swamy says, "Buddhu’s Cambridge Certificate says his name is Raul Vinci and he read MPhil and failed in National Economic Planning & Policy." 

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Calling is 'very bad singing', Union Minister Smriti Irani retaliated to the Congress' press conference that accused her of lying and alleging that she has 'falsified records' of her educational qualifications and submitted contradictory affidavits to the Election Commission for which she should be disqualified. 

Irani speaking exclusively to Republic TV in her response said, "To all the bad singing today, God bless you, I hope you went back with your tune intact. That was really bad singing. But at least I'm satisfied that one was taught how to run, the other how to sing."  

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This brawl between politicians over 'educational degrees' have been persistently seen this election season, as the BJP leader Swamy produced Rahul Gandhi's University of Cambridge certificate on Saturday, the Gandhi scion questioned his PM Modi back in March, if he ever went to university, and if he did where is the evidence of the university degree. 

"I have nothing against the people who don't go to universities. People who don't go to universities are very capable. But the PM seems to believe he has been to university, states that he has been to university. But we still have not had access to his university degree. Nobody actually knows whether he went to university or not. There is an RTI in Delhi asking for PM's university degree. And the RTI has not been responded to," the Congress chief said.


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