Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar also accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of lying.
Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday slammed Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for visiting him on the pretext of enquiring about his health, but later using it for "petty political gains". He also said the two leaders leaders had not spoken about Rafale deal and accused Mr Gandhi of making a false statement.
Mr Parrikar said in his letter that he had received Mr Gandhi in a "healthy political spirit" despite the fact that he was fighting a severe ailment. Mr Gandhi had met the 63-year-old Goa Chief Minister on Tuesday.
Here are the Highlights on their meeting:
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) accused Manohar Parrikar of abusing "courtesy visit" for political ends during the 2017 state Assembly elections.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Manohar Parrikar's letter to Rahul Gandhi
Ms Raje tweeted saying, "Shameful. Reckless. Disrespectful. Distasteful. Mr. Gandhi, don't politicise courtesies. A true politician keeps politics within the political realm. Kudos to @manoharparrikar ji for calling him out."
"Truth is always exposed..", says former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Manohar Parrikar's letter to Rahul Gandhi.
Read Manohar Parrikar's Letter To Rahul Gandhi On Rafale, Illness
A day after Rahul Gandhi met Manohar Parrikar, suffering from a serious ailment, on Tuesday, the 63-year-old today wrote a letter to the Congress President slamming him for the visit and accused him of lying about having a conversation about the Rafale fighter jet deal.
Accusing Rahul Gandhi of making a false statement, Manohar Parrikar denied that the two leaders had discussed the Rafale fighter jet deal.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi had met Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday, a day after he tweeted that Mr Parrikar was in possession of "explosive Rafale secrets".