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Onset of dictatorship, says Rahul Gandhi amid Cong protests

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Onset of dictatorship, says Rahul Gandhi amid Cong protests

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NEW DELHI: Claiming that India is witnessing the loss of life of democracy, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi stated, “What India has built brick by brick, starting almost a century ago, is being destroyed in front of your eyes.”

Addressing a press convention on the social gathering headquarters in New Delhi amid the continued protests by the Congress social gathering within the nationwide capital on problems with value rise and unemployment, he stated, “Anybody who stands against this idea of onset of dictatorship is viciously attacked, jailed, arrested and beaten up.”

“Idea is, people’s issues, whether price rise, unemployment, violence in society must not be raised. That’s the sole agenda of the government. The government is being run to protect the interest of four to five people and this dictatorship is being run in the interest of two to three big business people by two people,” he stated.

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“Question all you want. There is absolutely nothing there, everybody knows it. My job is to resist the idea of the RSS and I am going to do it. The more I do it, the more I will be attacked, the harder I will be attacked. I am happy, attack me,” the Congress chief claimed.

Delhi Police officers have briefed safety personnel at Vijay Chowk, forward of the protests. Notably, Delhi Police has denied permission to Congress for holding protests. The police officers stated that the prohibitory orders are in drive within the nationwide capital.

The Delhi Police has imposed Section 144 CrPC in all the space of the New Delhi district aside from Jantar Mantar. The police stated that protest/dharna/ gherao within the space of New Delhi district on August 5 can’t be permitted in view of safety, regulation and order and visitors causes.

Claiming that Nirmala Sitharaman has no understanding of the economic system, he stated, “I think the macroeconomic fundamentals that she is talking about is something else. I don’t think the Finance Minister has any understanding of what is going on in the economy of India, zero understanding. She is there as a mouthpiece.”

Senior Congress chief Ajay Maken earlier this week stated that they’d obtained a letter from the DCP that they can not protest on August 5 and the AICC (All India Congress) was was a Police cantonment. “The government may suppress us as much as they want but we’ll protest against inflation, unemployment, GST on edible items and go ahead with our schedule even if jailed,” he stated.

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Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge in the meantime sparred with Leader of the House Piyush Goyal on Thursday over ED summons issued to the Congress leaders. While Kharge accused the central authorities of attempting to demoralise and intimidate the Opposition, Goyal responded by claiming that the federal government doesn’t intervene within the functioning of law-enforcement companies.

This comes two days after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sealed the Young Indian Limited workplace positioned within the National Herald constructing on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi had earlier stated the investigation into the National Herald case was an intimidation tactic by the BJP. The case pertains to the alleged monetary irregularities within the Congress-promoted Young Indian Private Limited, which owns the National Herald newspaper.

“We are not afraid,” he stated, including, “Whatever they [BJP] do won’t make any difference. I will continue to do the work to protect our country, its democracy and brotherhood.” He added, “They think by putting a little pressure they can silence us. We won’t be silent. We will stand against what the BJP is doing. We will not be intimidated.”

This protest additionally comes amidst the continued Monsoon Session of the Parliament. Congress MP Manickam Tagore provides Adjournment Motion discover in Lok Sabha, to debate the GST on a number of important commodities. 

(With inputs from companies)

NEW DELHI: Claiming that India is witnessing the loss of life of democracy, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi stated, “What India has built brick by brick, starting almost a century ago, is being destroyed in front of your eyes.”

Addressing a press convention on the social gathering headquarters in New Delhi amid the continued protests by the Congress social gathering within the nationwide capital on problems with value rise and unemployment, he stated, “Anybody who stands against this idea of onset of dictatorship is viciously attacked, jailed, arrested and beaten up.”

“Idea is, people’s issues, whether price rise, unemployment, violence in society must not be raised. That’s the sole agenda of the government. The government is being run to protect the interest of four to five people and this dictatorship is being run in the interest of two to three big business people by two people,” he stated.

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“Question all you want. There is absolutely nothing there, everybody knows it. My job is to resist the idea of the RSS and I am going to do it. The more I do it, the more I will be attacked, the harder I will be attacked. I am happy, attack me,” the Congress chief claimed.

Delhi Police officers have briefed safety personnel at Vijay Chowk, forward of the protests. Notably, Delhi Police has denied permission to Congress for holding protests. The police officers stated that the prohibitory orders are in drive within the nationwide capital.

The Delhi Police has imposed Section 144 CrPC in all the space of the New Delhi district aside from Jantar Mantar. The police stated that protest/dharna/ gherao within the space of New Delhi district on August 5 can’t be permitted in view of safety, regulation and order and visitors causes.

Claiming that Nirmala Sitharaman has no understanding of the economic system, he stated, “I think the macroeconomic fundamentals that she is talking about is something else. I don’t think the Finance Minister has any understanding of what is going on in the economy of India, zero understanding. She is there as a mouthpiece.”

Senior Congress chief Ajay Maken earlier this week stated that they’d obtained a letter from the DCP that they can not protest on August 5 and the AICC (All India Congress) was was a Police cantonment. “The government may suppress us as much as they want but we’ll protest against inflation, unemployment, GST on edible items and go ahead with our schedule even if jailed,” he stated.

ALSO READ | Delhi Police denies permission to Congress for protest forward of ‘PM’s dwelling gherao’ programme

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge in the meantime sparred with Leader of the House Piyush Goyal on Thursday over ED summons issued to the Congress leaders. While Kharge accused the central authorities of attempting to demoralise and intimidate the Opposition, Goyal responded by claiming that the federal government doesn’t intervene within the functioning of law-enforcement companies.

This comes two days after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sealed the Young Indian Limited workplace positioned within the National Herald constructing on Wednesday.

Rahul Gandhi had earlier stated the investigation into the National Herald case was an intimidation tactic by the BJP. The case pertains to the alleged monetary irregularities within the Congress-promoted Young Indian Private Limited, which owns the National Herald newspaper.

“We are not afraid,” he stated, including, “Whatever they [BJP] do won’t make any difference. I will continue to do the work to protect our country, its democracy and brotherhood.” He added, “They think by putting a little pressure they can silence us. We won’t be silent. We will stand against what the BJP is doing. We will not be intimidated.”

This protest additionally comes amidst the continued Monsoon Session of the Parliament. Congress MP Manickam Tagore provides Adjournment Motion discover in Lok Sabha, to debate the GST on a number of important commodities. 

(With inputs from companies)