The Congress in Karnataka will maintain a protest on July 21, as celebration nationwide President Sonia Gandhi is prone to depose earlier than the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that day for questioning within the Nationwide Herald newspaper-linked money-laundering case, alleging political harassment by the ruling BJP. It alleged that investigating companies on this nation are being misused to focus on Congress management and opposition celebration leaders on this nation.
“Sonia Gandhi has expressed her willingness to seem (earlier than ED) and to provide respect to the regulation, she has been requested to seem on the time when Parliament is in session, that is after ED questioned Rahul Gandhi For 5 days, they might not present any proof and stored questioning him on the identical issues,” state Congress President DK Shivakumar mentioned. Chatting with reporters right here, he mentioned it’s an try to put a black mark on the charisma of the celebration and its management.
“The Congress has determined to protest this nation broad on July 21, in Bengaluru additionally a big scale protest can be held and all leaders, legislators and staff must attend it mandatorily, even when we’re arrested. The protest can be from Freedom Park to Raj Bhavan,” he mentioned. On July 22, in any respect district centres, comparable protests can be held and it’ll see the participation of all workplace bearers and native leaders. KPCC chief mentioned state stage senior leaders too will take part in such protests in several districts.
“We’ve to register our protest, instill confidence in Sonia Gandhi towards false circumstances and makes an attempt to intimidate us. We should ship out a message that we are going to not worry such issues,” he mentioned. Shivakumar famous that the Gandhi household has sacrificed so much for this nation and mentioned there needs to be humanity.
“Sonia Gandhi refused to take the Prime Minister’s publish (in 2004) within the curiosity of the nation and gave it to an economist like Dr Manmohan Singh… years, we introduced her to politics to safeguard this nation and the celebration,” he mentioned. “What has BJP performed? What’s their contribution to the nation? They’re talking concerning the nationwide flag now, however for years it was not flown on RSS workplace,” he added.
ED has requested Sonia Gandhi to depose earlier than it on July 21 for questioning within the Nationwide Herald newspaper-linked money-laundering case. Gandhi was issued a second summons for June 23 by the company, however the 75-year-old Congress chief couldn’t preserve the date as she was “strictly suggested to relaxation at house following her hospitalization on account of COVID-19 and a lung an infection “
The Congress president was first issued the discover for look on June 8 however after she reported constructive for COVID-19, the summons for June 23 was issued. Her son and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has been questioned by the company within the case for over 50 hours in periods unfold throughout 5 days.
On Congress march deliberate throughout the state to mark the seventy fifth 12 months of independence, Shivakumar mentioned, it has been left to the district models and management to plan 75 km march of their respective areas, whereas in Bengaluru on August 15 a march known as “stroll for nation” has been deliberate by holding nationwide flag, from Sangolli Rayanna circle to Nationwide School grounds. “It’s not a political programme, anybody from all walks of life can take part on this march,” he clarified.
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