Congress convenes meeting of MPs, future strategy will be discussed, warning of agitation on August 5
Congress has called a meeting of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha MPs at the Congress Parliamentary Party office. The meeting will start at 9.45 am to discuss future policies.
After the office of the National Herald of the ED was sealed, a blockade has been put in place outside the Congress headquarters, the house of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. Congress leaders have strongly opposed this. Congress has called a meeting of Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha MPs at the Congress Parliamentary Party office. The meeting will start at 9.45 am to discuss future policies. Today, on Wednesday's matter, Congress MPs will also give an adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Earlier, senior Congress leaders have warned of agitation on August 5 by holding a press conference at the party headquarters. Senior party leaders said in one voice that they were "not afraid of it".
Congress party has called a meeting of all Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha MPs at the Congress Parliamentary Party office tomorrow at 9:45am to discuss the future strategy of the party. Congress MPs will also be giving adjournment motion notice in Parliament regarding today's incident. https://t.co/aX0rJfhex4 pic.twitter.com/3WvNFLHaEj — ANI (@ANI) August 3, 2022
Act like terrorists
The Congress on Wednesday claimed that at the behest of the Narendra Modi government, the Delhi Police has cordoned off its headquarters, the residences of party president Sonia Gandhi and former president Rahul Gandhi and that its leaders are being treated like terrorists who are trying to avenge and threaten. is politics. The main opposition party also claimed that this fearful government has done this whole exercise with a view to thwart its proposed protest on August 5 against inflation and unemployment and to divert the attention of the people.
On the other hand, the police say that such information was received that protesters could gather at the Congress headquarters, so this step was taken as a precautionary measure so that no situation could arise. Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh told reporters, "What is happening today is politics of vengeance and intimidation. There is a saying, 'intellect against perishable'. This is the era of inflation, unemployment, GST.
'Modi government running away from discussion on inflation'
He said, the Modi government ran away from the discussion on inflation in Parliament for two weeks. Now the Home Minister and Delhi Police have started from today itself to stop our protest on 5th August. He said, those who threaten, those who do politics of vengeance; Those who spread the atmosphere of fear, they are afraid. We are not to be afraid.
Congress General Secretary Ajay Maken said, on August 5, a decision was taken to protest against inflation, unemployment and imposition of GST on food items. Today a letter came from DCP that you people cannot hold any demonstration. This evening the Congress headquarters was converted into a cantonment. Police is guarding the residence of Sonia ji and Rahul ji.
Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, "India is the world's largest democracy and it is sad to have a seizure mindset." The purpose of this whole exercise is to humiliate and intimidate on the one hand and on the other to divert and mislead the important issues. He said, today the government has created an atmosphere of fear. The whole country is watching that on which side they are using the ED against the leadership of the country's oldest party…It is a fearful government.