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SC gives Rahul Gandhi another opportunity to explain 'chowkidar' remark

Top court says Congress leader's earlier affidavit is hard to understand.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi during an election rally, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at Wardha | PTI

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The Supreme Court gave Tuesday Congress president Rahul another opportunity Gandhi to file one more affidavit relating to his alleged contemptuous "chowkidar chor hai" remark.

Gandhi's lawyer admitted his client had made a mistake by wrongly attributing the remark to the apex court, but a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi observed that in the affidavit filed, at one point the Congress President is admitting the mistake and at one point denying of making contemptuous remarks.
"We have great difficulty in understanding what you want to say in the affidavit," said the bench, also comprising justices S K Kaul and K

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First Published: Apr 30 2019 | 9:49 PM IST

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