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What options are available with Rahul Gandhi now after his conviction?

Rahul Gandhi was convicted and handed a two-year jail sentence for his "Modi" surname remarks in a 2019 rally in Karnataka

Bharat Jodo Yatra

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Rahul Gandhi was held guilty by a Surat court on Thursday and handed a two-year jail term in a 2019 defamation case. The sentence came from his remarks about the "Modi" surname. Later, however, he was given bail. The magistrate HH Verma suspended the sentence for 30 days, allowing Gandhi to appeal against the verdict in a higher court. 

Why was Rahul Gandhi convicted?

Gandhi was convicted in a 2019 case filed for his remarks on the "Modi" surname. In a rally in Karnataka ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Gandhi said, "Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi, Narendra come they all

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First Published: Mar 24 2023 | 10:30 AM IST

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