Zoom News : Mar 23, 2023, 05:27 PM
Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi: A court in Surat sentenced Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to two years imprisonment for the remark related to Modi surname. The Congress has become aggressive on this decision of the court. The party said, it believes in the law and this fight will be fought under the law and its former president will continue to speak the truth without fear.After the court sentenced Rahul Gandhi, quoting a statement of Mahatma Gandhi, tweeted, My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God, non-violence the means to get it. Party president Mallikarjun Kharge said, "We had a premonition, but we are believers in the law and the judiciary and will fight under the law."Priyanka Gandhi gave this statementCongress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi said that efforts are being made to suppress Rahul Gandhi's voice, but he will continue to speak the truth. He tweeted, the whole machinery of scared power is trying to suppress the voice of Rahul Gandhi by imposing price, punishment, discrimination. My brothers have never been afraid, nor will they ever be. Have lived speaking the truth, will continue to speak the truth. Will continue to raise the voice of the people of the country. The power of truth and the love of crores of countrymen are with him.Senior party leader Digvijay Singh said, now the situation has become such that just by taking the name of Modi ji, it becomes defamatory. Look at the context in which Rahul Gandhi gave the statement. He talked about Lalit Modi, Nirav Modi, there are other such Modis who ran away after looting the country's money.Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said, we have been saying that our democracy is in danger because there is pressure on the judiciary, Election Commission, ED and all of them are being misused. All decisions are taken in effect. Such comments are common. Rahul Gandhi is a courageous person and only he can compete with the NDA government.Let us tell you that a court in Surat sentenced Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to two years imprisonment in a criminal defamation case filed in 2019 for his remarks related to the Modi surname. The court also granted bail to Rahul Gandhi and stayed his sentence for 30 days, so that Congress leaders could challenge its decision in a higher court. Rahul Gandhi was present in the court when the verdict was pronounced. He reached Surat this morning.