Rahul Gandhi two-day Visit started from Tuesday morning as he arrived in Mumbai in the morning. He is going to address so many places but before this, he will appear before the Thane district court today in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker.
In 2014, Rahul Gandhi’s speech at an election rally in which he had alleged that the RSS was behind the killing of Mahatma Gandhi. “The RSS people had killed (Mahatma) Gandhi,” the Congress president had allegedly said in the rally. After watching Rahul Gandhi’s speech, Rajesh Kunte, who is RSS worker filed the case against Rahul Gandhi for his statement.
The court had on May 2 asked Gandhi to appear before it to record his plea in the defamation case filed by RSS worker Rajesh Kunte in 2014.
Rahul Gandhi’s Maharashtra Tour updates are following:
- Rahul Gandhi is also expected to address party workers
- interact with its corporators in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
- Tomorrow he will meet the kin of Dadaji Khobragade 78, rural inventor who revolutionized rice farming, at Chandrapur in Vidarbha, died because of prolonged illness.
Rahul Gandhi’s doesn’t mention any meeting with National Congress Party President Sharad Pawar. While talking to Congress leader, they said,” top Leader can meet any time, but no such meeting on the agenda today.” So far, no formal information regarding this meeting. This two-day visit leads to create intensity for the upcoming election.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today pleaded “not guilty” in a Bhiwandi court on Tuesday in connection with a defamation case filed against him by an RSS worker in 2014.
The Congress president’s plea came after the court framed charges against him and read them out in the courtroom after he took the stand. The court has set August 10 as next date of hearing. The case was filed against Rahul after he said – at a rally in Bhiwandi in 2014 – that the RSS was involved in the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.
“Let the BJP and RSS slap as many cases as they want against me, we will fight them and win,” said the Congress president to the media upon exiting the courtroom.