Congress chief P Chidambaram suffered a fracture in his left rib after he was pushed by Delhi Police in the course of the occasion’s protest in Delhi at present. Mr Chidambaram was amongst hundred of Congress leaders and staff who protested outdoors the Enforcement Directorate’s Delhi workplace as occasion chief Rahul Gandhi got here for questioning by the probe company in an alleged cash laundering case linked to Nationwide Herald newspaper.
Mr Chidambaram tweeted he was fortunate to get away with solely a suspected hairline crack.
“When three large, burly policemen crash into you, you’re fortunate to get away with a suspected hairline crack. Medical doctors have stated that if there’s a hairline crack, it is going to heal by itself in about 10 days. I’m effective and I’ll go about my work tomorrow,” Mr Chidambaram tweeted.
His colleague, Randeep Surjewala, stated one other Congress chief, Pramod Tiwati, was thrown on the street and he suffered a head damage.
“Modi authorities has crossed each restrict of barbarism. Former Dwelling Minister P Chidambaram was hit by police, his glasses had been thrown on the bottom, he has a hairline fracture in his left rib. MP Pramod Tiwari was thrown on the street. He has head damage and rib fracture. Is that this a democracy?” Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala stated in a video assertion that he tweeted.
मोदी सरकार बर्बरता की हर हद पार कर गई।
पूर्व गृह मंत्री, श्री पी.चिदंबरम के साथ पुलिस की धक्कामुक्की हुई, चश्मा ज़मीन पर फेंका, उनकी बायीं पसलियों में हेयरलाइन फ्रैक्चर है।
सांसद प्रमोद तिवाड़ी को सड़क पर फेंका गया। सिर में चोट और पसली में फ्रैक्चर है।
क्या यह प्रजातंत्र है?
— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) June 13, 2022
Aside from Mr Chidambaram, Rahul Gandhi was accompanied by occasion leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and others.
In different states, Congress leaders and staff additionally took to the streets, accusing the central authorities led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of “trampling on democracy”. A whole lot had been detained within the nationwide capital after they tried to march to the Enforcement Directorate workplace regardless of heavy barricading.
The questioning of senior Congress leaders and the Gandhis is a part of the Enforcement Directorate’s investigation to know the shareholding sample, monetary transactions and position of the promoters of Younger Indian and Related Journals Ltd.
The probe company lately filed a contemporary case beneath the legal provisions of the Prevention of Cash Laundering Act, or PMLA, after a trial court docket took be aware of an Earnings Tax Division probe in opposition to Younger Indian Pvt Ltd on the premise of a non-public legal criticism filed by BJP MP Subramanian Swamy in 2013.
The Congress occasion had known as the Enforcement Directorate’s motion “vendetta”.