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Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi to file appeal against conviction in Surat court today

Rahul Gandhi Defamation Case: Rahul Gandhi will file appeal against the conviction in the ‘Modi surname’ defamation case in Surat court on Monday. Rahul Gandhi will appeal against the magistrate’s order in Surat’s sessions court after being sentenced to two years by the court. During this, Rahul Gandhi will be present in the sessions court. […]

Edited By : Divya Richa | Updated: Apr 3, 2023 12:26 IST
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Rahul Gandhi Defamation Case: Rahul Gandhi will file appeal against the conviction in the ‘Modi surname’ defamation case in Surat court on Monday. Rahul Gandhi will appeal against the magistrate’s order in Surat’s sessions court after being sentenced to two years by the court. During this, Rahul Gandhi will be present in the sessions court.

According to the information, a team of senior legal advisors and lawyers of Congress has prepared a petition challenging the decision of the magistrate court. During this, many big leaders of Rahul Gandhi’s Congress will also be present in Surat. According to the information received from party sources, along with Rahul Gandhi, the Chief Ministers of three states will also be present. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu will also reach the court along with Rahul Gandhi. During this, many more veteran Congress leaders will be with Rahul Gandhi.

According to information received from party sources, Rahul Gandhi will reach Surat in the afternoon. After this, going to the Sessions Court will complete the legal procedures of filing the petition. Advocate Kirit Panwala, who has been deputed to file the petition on behalf of Rahul in the sessions court, told the media in Surat that the former Congress president would reach the sessions court around 3 pm.

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Let us tell you that on April 23, in the presence of Rahul, the lower court sentenced him to one year in jail and fined him 15,000. After some time, the court also granted him bail. Also, the sentence was postponed for 30 days. After this sentence there was a political boil in the country. His membership of the Lok Sabha has also been terminated.

Let us tell you that BJP MLA Purnesh Modi filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi. In fact, Rahul Gandhi had said during a rally in Kolar, Karnataka during the Lok Sabha elections in 2019 that ‘How come all thieves have the surname Modi?’ Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from the Lok Sabha after being sentenced by the court.

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Meanwhile, the difficulties of defamation case Rahul Gandhi are not taking the name of reducing. Recently, the MP MLA Court of Patna has also sent a notice to him. The court has asked him to appear on April 12. This case on Rahul Gandhi was filed by BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi in the year 2019. There is an allegation on Rahul Gandhi that he insulted those with Modi surname by calling them thieves.

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First published on: Apr 03, 2023 08:00 AM IST

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