Rahul’s disqualification a ‘suicide goal’ for BJP: Tharoor


Thiruvananthapuram: Senior Congress chief Shashi Tharoor on Saturday stated the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from the Lok Sabha was a “suicide goal” by the Bharatiya Janata Party. He instructed PTI that this difficulty will in the end profit solely the opposition events and Rahul Gandhi. He stated, “It’ll have some unintended penalties for the BJP.

Tharoor stated, ‘Immediately there are headlines in each capital that occurred to Rahul Gandhi. Secondly, the BJP has created a floor for opposition unity which was not there earlier. He additionally raised questions concerning the sentencing of Rahul Gandhi by a court docket in Surat. Rahul Gandhi, representing Kerala’s Wayanad parliamentary seat, was on Friday disqualified from the Lok Sabha within the wake of his conviction by a Surat court docket in a 2019 defamation case.

In a notification issued by the Lok Sabha Secretariat, it has been stated that his disqualification order might be efficient from March 23.
The notification states that he (Rahul Gandhi) has been disqualified beneath Article 102(1) of the Structure and Section 8 of the Illustration of the People Act, 1951. It’s notable {that a} Surat court docket on Thursday convicted Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in a felony defamation case filed in 2019 and sentenced him to 2 years imprisonment for his “Modi surname remark”.

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