The Congress leader has accused the government of changing the deal to benefit “one businessman”, and his party has demanded a JPC probe into the deal with France.
In his letter to Rahul, Mr Ambani termed allegations against him as “baseless, ill-informed and unfortunate”.
Sources said that in his letter to Rahul, Mr Ambani said,”Allegations relating to lack of experience are irrelevant.”
There was no contract from Ministry of Defence to any Reliance Group company related to 36 Rafale aircraft, he said, adding that Rafale fighter jets were not being manufactured by Reliance or the Dassault.
“Not a single component worth a single rupee is to be manufactured by Reliance for the 36 jets,” he said.
“The Congress is misinformed, misdirected and misled by malicious vested interests, corporate rivals” the letter said. (UNI)