Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and sister and get together common secretary are marching to the Enforcement Directorate because the Congress holds an enormous protest within the nationwide capital over the motion towards Mr Gandhi and get together chief Sonia Gandhi within the Nationwide Herald case.
Mr Gandhi is to seem earlier than the central company right now for questioning within the cash laundering case.
The Gandhis first reached the Congress headquarters the place prime leaders gathered to start out the protest. The highest Congress leaders who reached the get together headquarters in Delhi right now to affix the protest embrace Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, his Chhattisgarh counterpart Bhupesh Baghel, Digvijaya Singh, P Chidambaram, Jairam Ramesh, Sachin Pilot, Mukul Wasnik, Gaurav Gogoi
and Rajeev Shukla.
Earlier, Congress employees have been detained and put into buses as they raised slogans in help of their leaders. Extra Congress employees are anticipated to hit the streets later within the day because the get together has deliberate this protest as a present of power.
Police have imposed prohibitory orders close to the company’s workplace.
Delhi Police had final evening refused permission for the protest march, citing the “communal and legislation and order state of affairs” and VVIP actions. The Congress leaders had urged them to rethink the choice, however to no avail.
The get together then determined to go forward with the protest deliberate in Delhi and several other different cities.
The Congress has been accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and House Minister Amit Shah of utilizing Enforcement Directorate and different central companies to silence the voice of the Opposition.
The get together has mentioned the allegations towards its leaders are “faux and baseless” and that accused the BJP of “vendetta politics”.
Sonia Gandhi too has been summoned by the central company on this case. She sought extra time after she examined Covid optimistic. The company has now issued her a recent summons for June 23.
Final afternoon, the Congress chief needed to be admitted to a hospital in Delhi as a result of Covid-related points.
Addressing the media this morning, senior Congress chief Randeep Singh Surjewala mentioned the barricading of the entire of Delhi “proves that the federal government fears us”.
“Nobody can oppress us, neither may the English nor can these new oppressors. We are going to march until the ED’s workplace, we’ll select Gandhi’s path, we’ll struggle for the rights of the poor. The Congress is the voice of the widespread man for 136 years,” he mentioned.
He additionally described the Narendra Modi authorities as “coward” and mentioned the Congress is able to make “sacrifices”.