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Brace for Week 2 of Chaos Amid Cong-BJP Warfare over Delhi Cops’ Transfer

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Reported By: Pallavi Ghosh

Final Up to date: March 19, 2023, 20:57 IST

Delhi Police team outside Rahul Gandhi’s (left) residence. (Twitter/)

Delhi Police group outdoors Rahul Gandhi’s (left) residence. (Twitter/)

Rahul Gandhi can be in Karnataka tomorrow and he’ll make this a problem, whereas in Parliament, the Congress will use it to additional assault the BJP and authorities, insisting Gandhi be allowed time to talk and defend himself

As Parliament gears as much as meet for the second week, early indicators present it’s more likely to be a repeat of what occurred the primary week.

Issues have taken a flip for the more serious with the Delhi Police turning up at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s doorstep on Sunday morning to query him over his comment made through the Bharat Jodo Yatra that “ladies are nonetheless being sexually assaulted” and requested him to supply details about the “victims” to take up their complaints.

After over two hours of drama and with authorized assist from Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Gandhi replied to the police in a four-page letter with a promise that he would give particulars of the ladies he spoke about inside a fortnight.

However he didn’t let the police go with out some caustic phrases, calling the motion “unprecedented”.

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In keeping with sources aware about the data, who spoke solely to , Gandhi requested the police if there was some connection between the questions he has requested of the federal government and his refusal to apologise to the police abruptly turning up.

He has additionally stated he’ll give all particulars of the ladies after chatting with them and that he respects the choice of the ladies to not complain.

Gandhi can also be being suggested by P Chidambaram on this matter.

Sources in authorities advised that Gandhi was flawed to say cops had turned up abruptly. That they had despatched him two notices, however he had not responded and in reality the police was made to attend for hours earlier than they might formally serve the discover.


Addressing a joint press convention on the AICC headquarters, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, occasion basic secretary Jairam Ramesh and nationwide spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi stated the transfer was a transparent case of “vendetta, intimidation and harassment” to create an environment towards the previous Congress chief.

Gehlot warned that the central dispensation was setting a nasty precedent by registering instances on statements of opposition leaders made throughout political campaigns, including that the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP) leaders, together with Union ministers, might face related motion over remarks made in states not dominated by it.

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BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra, nonetheless, stated police ought to have details about incidents claimed by Gandhi and that’s the reason the Delhi Police adopted the authorized process to fulfill the Congress chief for particulars. He took a swipe on the Congress, saying the occasion is now crying that “democracy is at risk” over the lawful motion by the police.

Gandhi can be in Karnataka tomorrow and he’ll make this a problem, whereas in Parliament, the Congress will use this to additional assault the Bharatiya Janata Get together and authorities, whereas insisting Gandhi be allowed time to talk and defend himself.

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With PTI Inputs

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