New Delhi: In the wake of a fresh contoversy surrounding the rampant cases of drug addiction in Punjab, Rajya Sabha MP and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of taking drugs.

There is no doubt the Congress President takes narcotics, especially cocaine, he said. Rahul will surely fail dope test, he added.

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Recently, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh pleaded with the Centre to implement death sentence for drug addicts and peddlers. The Punjab CM on Wednesday passed orders which made all the government employees, including the police forces, to undergo a dope test.

Earlier, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal recalled the Congress President's claims that 70 per cent Punjabis were drug addicts. Dr Swamy welcomed the Minister's comments.