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Rahul Gandhi Lok Sabha disqualification row: Here is what you need to know

Rahul Gandhi during press conference earlier today said that he can't be silenced by being disqualified from Lok Sabha

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BS Web Team New Delhi
Soon after former Congress President Rahul Gandhi was convicted by a Surat Court in a criminal defamation case, he was declared disqualified from the Lok Sabha on Friday. Announcing the disqualification, the Lok Sabha Secretariat in a notification said it was effective March 23, the day Rahul was convicted.

Congress' nationwide agitation

Protesting against this development, Congress on Friday announced a nationwide agitation, alleging that the government acted with lightning speed to "gag" him. The Congress leadership including Sonia Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, K C Venugopal, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and Jairam Ramesh among others, on Friday, attended a meeting where the

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First Published: Mar 25 2023 | 2:32 PM IST

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