Rahul Gandhi will come to Surat today and appeal to the Surat Sessions Court regarding the defamation case. Rahul Gandhi will not appeal the defamation case in the Gujarat High Court, instead he will appeal it in the Surat Sessions Court.
In the case filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Surat Court declared Rahul Gandhi guilty. In which Rahul Gandhi was sentenced to two years. Rahul Gandhi will come to Surat today and appeal to the Surat Sessions Court regarding the defamation case. Rahul Gandhi will not appeal the defamation case in the Gujarat High Court, instead he will appeal it in the Surat Sessions Court.
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Rahul Gandhi will come from Delhi with an army of expert lawyers
During the Lok Sabha 2019 general election, Rahul Gandhi’s controversial statement against Modi surname was sentenced to 2 years in defamation case by Surat court. After which bail was also granted by the court. According to the information, Rahul Gandhi will not go to the High Court. However, the defamation decision will be challenged in the Surat Sessions Court itself. This time Rahul Gandhi’s entire case will be handled by a team of expert lawyers from Delhi. Rahul Gandhi will come to Surat today. Then Congress Mowdi Mandal has camped in Surat.
Dhamma in Surat of veteran Congress leaders
Rahul Gandhi will come to Surat today in defamation case. As a result, veteran leaders of the state Congress will also come to Surat today. In which the leaders of opposition party Congress Amit Chavda, Bharat Singh Solanki, Hasmukh Desai will be present. Apart from this, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will also come to Gujarat. Along with this, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will also come to Surat.
What was the defamation case?
BJP MLA Purnesh Modi filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi in the court of Surat regarding the statement made by Rahul Gandhi regarding Modi’s surname in a public meeting held in Kolar, Karnataka before the general elections of 2019, in which he was sentenced to 2 years. Rahul Gandhi appealed for bail and was soon granted bail. Parliament membership was revoked within 24 hours of the sentence. The cancellation of Rahul Gandhi’s membership was strongly opposed by the Congress across the country.
Rahul Gandhi’s MP post was revoked under which act?
Rahul Gandhi can no longer sit in the Lok Sabha. Rahul Gandhi was an MP from Wayanad, Kerala. However, now his membership as an MP was cancelled. According to Section 8(3) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, if a leader has been sentenced to two years or more, he is barred from contesting elections for six years beyond the date of conviction. There is a provision that if an MLA or MP is found guilty, he is disqualified, he has to resign as MLA or MP.