"PM and FM are clueless about how to solve their self created economic disaster," he charged on Twitter.
"Stealing from RBI won't work - it's like stealing a Band-Aid from the dispensary and sticking it on a gunshot wound," he said, using the hashtag "#RBILooted".
PM & FM are clueless about how to solve their self created economic disaster.
Stealing from RBI won’t work - it’s like stealing a Band-Aid from the dispensary & sticking it on a gunshot wound. #RBILooted https://t.co/P7vEzWvTY3
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 27, 2019
In a separate tweet, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala wondered whether the move was "fiscal prudence or fiscal hara-kiri".
He also wondered if it was coincidence that the Rs 1.76 trillion borrowed by the RBI matches with the "missing amount" in the budget calculations.
"Is it a sheer coincidence that the Rs 1.76 trillion borrowed by RBI matches with the 'Missing' amount in the Budget Calculations," he asked.
"Is this fiscal prudence or fiscal hara-kiri? Will this Rs 1.76 trillion be used to save BJP's crony friends,"he also asked.
The Congress leader attached a media report on "the mystery of the 'missing' Rs 1.7 trillion in India's budget".
His party colleague and spokesperson Sanjay Jha said in a tweet, "Robbed Bank of India: RBI.
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