Congress MP AR Chowdhury wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla demanding a debate in the Parliament on the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi as an MP. “There should be a debate in the Parliament as to ascertain the fact that whether our leader Shri Rahul Gandhi ji has been awarded disproportionate…’
A sessions court granted bail to the former Waynad MP earlier in the day in the 2019 criminal defamation case over his “Modi surname” comment. On April 13, the court will hear the plea. Gandhi was disqualified from the Lok Sabha on March 23, when the court sentenced him to two years in prison.
In addition, Gandhi was disqualified from participating as a Lok Sabha MP one day after receiving a two-year prison sentence. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in power at the Center was criticized by many Congress supporters and leaders.