Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday alleged that the Union Dwelling Ministry orders submitting of circumstances towards the leaders of opposition events after which screens these circumstances.
The house ministry has put in place a system to observe the circumstances towards opposition events, Mr Gehlot additionally claimed whereas elevating the difficulty of Delhi police going to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s doorstep earlier this month over his comment made in Srinagar throughout his Bharat Jodo Yatra.
The Congress veteran was right here to handle the media after Mr Gandhi was disqualified as a Lok Sabha member final week following Surat court docket’s conviction in a felony defamation case and sentencing him to 2 years jail time period.
On March 19, a Delhi Police group queried Mr Gandhi at his residence over his “ladies are nonetheless being sexually assaulted” comment and requested him to offer details about the “victims” to take up their complaints.
“They despatched police at Rahul Gandhi’s doorsteps…They weren’t the police of Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, however Delhi police registered a case towards him for no matter he mentioned in public curiosity throughout his speech, and went to his home to query him for his remarks,” Mr Gehlot informed reporters.
Mr Gandhi sought a couple of days to reply, however they weren’t prepared to attend, he mentioned.
“The house ministry is monitoring circumstances occurring towards the opposition events throughout the nation. There will not be solely orders to register circumstances, however they’re additionally being monitored. There’s a monitoring system in place. And when it’s monitored, whether or not it’s the police commissioner, DGP (Director Normal of Police), collector, whoever, they must proceed (to take motion),” he mentioned.
The senior Congress chief additional mentioned that whether or not it’s the Earnings Tax division, the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the judiciary or the Election Fee, all of them face the identical plight.
“This isn’t a political language, however I’m saying this with my expertise,” he added.
Mr Gehlot accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) of destroying the rule of regulation.
“Is there any rule of regulation left within the nation? Except each single citizen turns into involved about this, political events alone can’t do something. If individuals help, then there might be a revolution and the federal government will perceive,” he mentioned.
Dubbing Prime Minister Narendra Modi “conceited” for turning a deaf ear to no matter points Rahul Gandhi raises, Mr Gehlot requested whether or not the previous shouldn’t be involved in regards to the points being raised by the Congress chief.
He accused the BJP of enjoying the Different Backward Lessons (OBC) card over Mr Gandhi’s “Modi surname” comment, and in addition alleged that PM Modi was himself insulting the group.
The Rajasthan Chief Minister mentioned that by avoiding a debate on the controversial Adani concern in Parliament, PM Modi thinks he can eliminate all the concern, which is flawed.
On BJP’s accusations that Mr Gandhi insulted the nation in his speeches overseas, Mr Gehlot mentioned that the previous Congress president solely mentioned what he has been elevating within the nation and nothing new.
“He mentioned the identical factor through the Bharat Jodo Yatra, the principle concern being that democracy is being murdered, it’s in peril. However to mislead individuals, the BJP brings the difficulty of OBC and nation’s honour,” he alleged.
Mr Gehlot additionally requested the prime minister why he was not making issues clear by establishing a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the Adani concern.
“Establishing a JPC is not going to hurt both Modiji or Adani. It’s going to hurt them solely after they have dedicated a mistake. In the event you suppose you might be true, then arrange the JPC. The nation is worried about the way in which it’s being fooled,” he mentioned.
He mentioned that by not establishing the JPC, the nation just isn’t attending to know the reality.
“If the nation doesn’t know who is correct and who’s flawed, then individuals won’t be able to resolve when the time comes. We hold shouting, and never getting a reply. Is that this democracy?” he requested.
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