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Modi surname case: Sushil Modi says Rahul Gandhi can be convicted in Patna Court as properly, Priyanka Vadra says her brother just isn’t scared

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Modi surname case: Sushil Modi says Rahul Gandhi will be convicted in Patna Court as well, Priyanka Vadra says her brother is not scared

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi was discovered responsible and sentenced to 2 years in jail on Thursday in a 2019 prison defamation case over his remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surname by a court docket in Surat, Gujarat. However, he was granted bail after paying a bail bond of ₹10,000.

Rahul Gandhi was current on the court docket when the decision was introduced. The growth has led to a disagreement between the leaders of Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Meanwhile, former deputy chief minister of Bihar and Rajya Sabha MP, Sushil Kumar Modi shared that he has additionally filed a defamation swimsuit towards the Congress chief in Patna’s Chief Judicial Magistrate’s Court (CJM) court docket. He added, “He (Rahul Gandhi) is out on bail. Like Surat court, there is every possibility of punitive action in Patna court as well.”

पटना के CJM कोर्ट में मैंने भी राहुल गांधी पर “सारे मोदी सरनेम वाले चोर हैं “ के मुद्दे पर मानहानि का मुक़दमा दर्ज कर रखा है ।जमानत पर हैं।सूरत कोर्ट के समान पटना में भी सजा की पूरी संभावना है ।@ANI @News18Bihar @ZeeBiharInformation @aajtak @ABPNews @PTI_News

— Sushil Kumar Modi (@SushilModi) March 23, 2023

Rahul Gandhi was obtained by the Gujarat unit of the Congress when he arrived in Surat earlier within the day for the decision. In his preliminary remarks following the choice, he cited Mahatma Gandhi, “My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God, non-violence is the means to get it.”

मेरा धर्म सत्य और अहिंसा पर आधारित है। सत्य मेरा भगवान है, अहिंसा उसे पाने का साधन।

– महात्मा गांधी

— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) March 23, 2023

Reacting to the conviction of the Wayanad MP, his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted, “Scared rulers (BJP) are pulling out all the stops to suppress the voice of Rahul Gandhi ji. My brother has never been afraid, nor will he ever be. He will continue to speak the truth. Will continue to raise the voice of the people of the country. The power of truth and the love of crores of countrymen are with him.”

डरी हुई सत्ता की पूरी मशीनरी साम, दाम, दंड, भेद लगाकर @RahulGandhi जी की आवाज को दबाने की कोशिश कर रही है।

मेरे भाई न कभी डरे हैं, न कभी डरेंगे। सच बोलते हुए जिये हैं, सच बोलते रहेंगे। देश के लोगों की आवाज उठाते रहेंगे।

सच्चाई की ताकत व करोड़ों देशवासियों का प्यार उनके साथ है।

— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) March 23, 2023

Meanwhile, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge acknowledged that ‘we believe in law and judiciary and will fight against the judgement.’

He has been granted bail. We knew from the start as a result of they saved altering judges. We imagine in legislation, judiciary and we are going to combat towards this as per legislation: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Rahul Gandhi discovered responsible within the prison defamation case filed towards him…

— ANI (@ANI) March 23, 2023

Rahul Gandhi final appeared earlier than the Surat court docket within the case, in October 2021 to file his assertion.

A lawsuit was introduced towards him for a remark he made disparaging Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s final title, which he shares with fugitive businessmen Nirav Modi and Lalit Modi.

During the 2019 Lok Sabha election, at a rally in Karnataka’s Kolar, Rahul Gandhi remarked, “How come all thieves have Modi as the common surname.” BJP MLA Purnesh Modi registered a grievance towards him for defaming the complete Modi group.

The case was filed underneath Indian Penal Code Sections 499 and 500. Under Sections 499 and 500, a punishment of straightforward imprisonment for a time period which will prolong to 2 years, with a tremendous, or with each.

According to Rahul Gandhi’s legal professional, the court docket proceedings have been ‘flawed’ from the beginning. He additional contended that as a result of the PM was the first focus of Gandhi’s speech, he, and never the MLA, ought to have lodged the grievance.

The former Congress president’s punishment has been saved for 30 days by the Surat court docket that pronounced him responsible on his authorized staff’s plea to provide him time to enchantment the ruling.