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'Death penalty belongs to medieval era, its wrong', says Opposition V-P nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi


'Death penalty belongs to medieval era, its wrong', says Opposition V-P nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi

New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): Former Governor of West Bengal and Opposition's vice-president candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi addressed the media after filling his nomination and said he believed that death penalty belonged to medieval ages and it's completely wrong. Gandhi's statement came amid allegations that he had opposed 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's death sentence.

During the media briefing, Gandhi talked about three major aspirations of citizens. "I am not here to oppose any person or party, I am here with all humility to place before electors, the aspirations of citizens" He also asserted the need for reviving people's faith in politics.

"I am here to bridge the gap between people and the government."

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