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Congress Protest: Congress will hold nationwide protest today against Agneepath scheme and ED’s questioning of Rahul Gandhi

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New Delhi : Congress said that the ‘anti-youth’ Agneepath scheme and Rahul Gandhi Lakhs of party workers across the country will hold a peaceful protest on Monday against the Modi government’s ‘politics of vendetta’. A delegation of Congress leaders will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind and bring to his notice the alleged misbehavior and harassment of party MPs by the Delhi Police during a protest against the questioning of Rahul Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the money laundering case. .

Officials said on Thursday that the ED had accepted Gandhi’s mother Sonia Gandhi’s request to postpone her interrogation in the National Herald money laundering case from June 17 to June 20 due to her hospitalisation.

Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh tweeted on Sunday, “Tomorrow lakhs of Congress workers across the country will continue their peaceful protest against the anti-youth Agneepath scheme and the Modi government’s vendetta politics targeting its leader and MP Rahul Gandhi.” ‘

“A Congress delegation will also call on the Hon’ble President in the evening,” he said. Senior Congress leaders including Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Leader of the Party in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, P Chidambaram, KC Venugopal and Ramesh will meet Kovind and make him aware of the “unprovoked misbehavior” of party MPs. Will do it The Congress termed the ‘misbehaviour’ with the MPs as a violation of all democratic norms.

Separate delegations of Congress leaders have already met Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, demanding action for violation of rights of MPs and asking them to treat it as a privilege notice. asked for.

Congress has strongly opposed the ED’s questioning of Rahul Gandhi. Police had imposed prohibitory orders in central Delhi and Congress leaders were detained for violating prohibitory orders. Stepping up its attack on the Centre, the Congress on Sunday held a ‘Satyagraha’ in support of those opposing the government’s Agneepath scheme here.

Rahul Gandhi had appealed to party leaders and workers not to celebrate his birthday on Sunday. In a message issued to them on Saturday night, he had said that the youth of the country are angry and protesting on the streets and Congress workers should stand with them.

However, some leaders had congratulated him on his birthday by putting up hoardings at some places. In a tweet on Sunday, Gandhi thanked all who wished him a happy birthday. He said, ‘A heartfelt thank you for all your well wishes. I am overwhelmed by your love, affection and support.

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