Cong to hold nationwide protests against ED’s probing Rahul Gandhi in Nat’l Herald case

16 June, 2022 | Riya Girdhar

Congress has announced that it will hold nationwide protests in response to the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) continued questioning of senior party leader Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald mone...

Uttar Pradesh Congress has announced a ‘Raj Bhawan gherao’ programme for Thursday in Lucknow. The manner in which former Congress national president Rahul Gandhi is being tortured under the guise of interrogation by the ED at the request of the BJP will not be tolerated, Naseemuddin Siddiqui, chairman of the UP Congress’ Media and Communication Department, told reporters here on Wednesday.

“The Congress will intensify satyagraha across the country against it, and the Raj Bhavan will be gheraoed in Lucknow on Thursday, June 16,” Siddiqui said.

Congress MPs will also hold a meeting at the CPC office to discuss the ‘treatment’ of party leaders by the Delhi Police during their protest over the ED probe of party leader Rahul Gandhi. Speaker Om Birla is expected to meet with a delegation led by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.