BJP MLA and former Gujarat minister Purnesh Modi had filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi. He alleged that Rahul has brought down the dignity of the entire Modi community by his wrong remarks against the Modi surname.
Today, the Surat court has given its verdict in the case of remarks made by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in 2019 regarding the Modi surname. The court has convicted Rahul Gandhi. The court sentenced him to two years in jail. However, he got bail immediately in the case.
Rahul Gandhi posted on Twitter after the sentence was announced. He wrote, "My religion is based on truth and nonviolence. Truth is my God, nonviolence the means to it."
The statement of Purnesh Modi, who filed the petition, also came
On the other hand, Purnesh Modi, who filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi in this matter, has given a statement. He has said that we welcome the decision of the court. He said that this is a judicial process and it is an important decision.
Rahul Gandhi's statement came after the announcement of punishment, the opposition was divided, know who said what
Quoting Mahatma Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi wrote, My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God, non-violence the means to get it.
On Thursday, a court in Surat gave its verdict on the remark made by Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in 2019 regarding the Modi surname. The court convicted him in the case and sentenced him to two years imprisonment. However, he got bail immediately in the case. At the same time, the reaction of Rahul and other opposition leaders has also come to the fore. Quoting Mahatma Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi wrote, My religion is based on truth and non-violence. Truth is my God, non-violence the means to get it.
Trust in law and justice, will fight accordingly: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge
At the same time, Congress national Mallikarjun Kharge, reacting to the court's decision, said that he has got bail. We know from the beginning that they kept changing judges. We believe in law and judiciary and we will fight against it according to the law.
Judiciary under pressure, Rahul a courageous man: Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan CM
At the same time, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said, we have been saying that our democracy is in danger because there is pressure on the judiciary, Election Commission, ED and all of them are being misused. All decisions are taken in effect. Such comments are common..Rahul Gandhi is a courageous man and only he can compete with the NDA government.
What is the matter in which Rahul will appear?
At a rally in Kolar, Karnataka for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi had said, how come all thieves have Modi as their surname? Regarding this, BJP MLA and former Gujarat minister Purnesh Modi had filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi. His allegation was that Rahul had brought down the dignity of the entire Modi community with his remarks. Rahul, a Lok Sabha member from Wayanad, had made comments related to the matter at a public meeting held in Kolar, Karnataka ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate HH Verma last Friday fixed March 23 for pronouncement of the verdict after hearing final arguments from both the sides. Rahul appeared in the court thrice during the hearing of the case. In October 2021, Rahul, who reached the court to record his statement, declared himself innocent.