Apologise or face trial: SC to Rahul Gandhi over Mahatma Gandhi assassination remark

| Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 12:16
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The Supreme Court gave till July 27th for (Next Wednesday) Rahul Gandhi to detail his arguments

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday responded to the defamation case against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and said that the latter must face trial for his statements about the Rashtriya Syawamsevak Sangh (RSS) if he did not apologise.

The RSS had earlier filed a defamation case in the Bombay High Court against Rahul Gandhi for saying that the Hindutva outfit was behind the assassination of the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi.

Rahul Gandhi's counsel had argued that the defamation case filed against him by the RSS was completely false and entreated the court to reject the case.

"You cannot make wholesale denunciation of an organisation," said the Supreme Court. It also added that the purpose of law was not to run citizens into litigants as history was the biggest enemy of privacy.

The Supreme Court gave till July 27th for (Next Wednesday) Rahul Gandhi to detail his arguments.


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It would be better to face trial than to tender apology for a right comment as Holy Geeta says that one must speak something right despite threat to his life and must not speak something which is wrong despite the threat of life. Now question is what Rahul said is right or wrong? It is the universally known and accepted fact that Mr.Nathuram Godse Killed the Mahatma who was a member of an organization which was affiliated to RSS AND ITS ROTTEN IDEOLOGY. In case trial takes place truth will come out. The honorable court has opined just to provide an opportunity to accused to avoid the pains trial but in such cases where truth is at stake it is better to face trial than to avoid it. Mr.Gandhi would emerge victorious even in trial despite all negative propaganda.

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