Day 2 of ED questioning for Rahul Gandhi after high drama, detentions: 10 points | Latest News India

Following the arrest of several Congress leaders on Monday in the National Herald Corruption case after protests in the streets of Delhi and political protests, the Enforcement Directorate is set to hear Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday. Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram blamed a high handicap in the midst of police action and said he had suffered hair loss. Meanwhile, the BJP has beaten the old party of “celebrating corruption” in the form of demonstrations. Several other parts of the country have seen similar dramatic scenes and performances.

Here are the questions of the National Herald case and the ten elements of congressional protest:

1. Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was interrogated on Monday for about nine hours and left the office of the investigating agency late at night. He has been summoned again. Several prominent Congress leaders were released shortly after, including spokesperson Ranipeep Surjewala, who was arrested in various parts of the city.

2. Congress leader Harish Rawat said the party protests will continue on Tuesday. “We will continue this fight tomorrow. The Congress party will continue to fight until they (the central government) try to suppress the voice of Rahul Gandhi and our party, ”he told the news agency ANI.

3. In a tweet, party spokesperson Surjewala has protested against the Modi government. “Thousands of Congress workers have been locked up in various police stations in Delhi for more than 10 hours. “No FIR, no crime, no crime. The Modi government has brought pain to the country. Don’t leave, don’t stop, ”he wrote in Hindi.

4. The “Satyagraha protest” of Congress – against the allegations of misuse of investigative agencies by the Center – began early Monday morning. Announcements, demonstrations, posters and balloons were found at the party headquarters and other parts of the nation’s capital.

5. Twenty-six MPs, five MLAs and more than 450 activists of the party have been detained in the national capital, the Delhi Police said in a statement. It had earlier stated that the Jantar Mantar, the party’s traditional protest site for large gatherings, had been told.

6. Delhi Police denied claims of injuries to leaders and party workers during protests. However, he promised to take action if such incidents occur.

7. BJP leaders split the old party. Smriti Irani said: “The crisis that Congress leaders and activists are doing today at the call of Rahul Gandhi is not an attempt to save democracy but to protect the property of the Gandhi family.” He said.

8. “The world is looking at how corruption can lead to ‘Satyagraha’. If Mahatma Gandhi teaches the world to fight for the truth, Congress will teach the world to celebrate corruption and fight it. The BJP’s Sambith’s character has said that Gandhi is out on bail, which is not a political case.

9. Gandhians – accused of misappropriation of funds – had been granted separate bail by the court in 2015 after providing personal bonds. 50,000 in the National Herald case.

10. The investigation relates to financial irregularities in the party-promoted Young Indian, owned by the National Herald, published by the Associated Journals Limited (AJL).

(With inputs in ANI and PTI format)


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