New Delhi, July 5: Hours after Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said that Punjab’s drug-test rule should begin with Rahul Gandhi, Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) firebrand leader Subramanian Swamy claimed that the Congress President takes cocaine and will fail dope test. Also Read - Subramanian Swamy on Sushant Singh Rajput’s Ambulance Staff Revelations: CBI Will Find it Worthwhile to Grill Cooper Hospital’s Doctors'

“Rahul Gandhi takes cocaine and will fail dope test’,” said Swamy, while reacting over Badal’s statement. Also Read - Will Rajasthan Crisis End Soon? Sachin Pilot Meets Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Holds Positive Talks

Earlier in the day, while reacting over Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s recent order mandating an annual drug test for all government employees, the Union Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal had attacked the Congress president saying,”All those leaders including those who called ‘70% Punjabis ‘Nashedis’ should undergo the dope test first.”

Notably, the Union Minister was hinting at Gandhi’s five-year-old remarks wherein he had claimed that 70 per cent of the youth across Punjab are under the influence of drugs.