Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Vishwa Sharma on Saturday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi could have apologized and taken back his remarks, for which a Surat court has sentenced him. Sharma said at an event that sometimes there is a slip of the tongue and “we too experienced it, but we issued a statement apologizing and said it was unintentional.” Gandhi could have done the same and the matter would have ended there.”
Referring to the Surat court verdict in the defamation case, Sharma claimed, “However, Rahul Gandhi has neither apologized nor retracted his comments in the last five years, which shows that it was intentional.” it was done. And (it) was to ‘humiliate’ the OBCs. community.”
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the country’s constitutional democracy has sunk to a low after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from the Lok Sabha. Mamata Banerjee took Gandhi’s name without saying that opposition leaders were being disqualified for their speeches. Trinamool Congress chief Banerjee tweeted, “The Prime Minister (Narendra) should not become the main target of the opposition leader BJP in India! BJP leaders with criminal background are included in the cabinet and opposition leaders are disqualified for their speeches. Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government at the Center and said that it is an ’emergency’ for the country.
Soren said, “Today in Amritkal, opposition leaders are being forced and silenced by the BJP and the Center using every weapon of power. The Chief Minister tweeted, “In today’s Amrit Kal, the opposition leaders are on the direct target of the BJP.” The leaders of the opposition are being silenced by adopting all the tricks of the government.
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