Rahul Gandhi’s parliament membership ends after conviction in defamation case, Congress bid-dominated voice
The law says that for 2 years if an MLA or MP is punished, his membership will be canceled। Even after the end of the sentence, he will be considered ineligible to contest for 6 years.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi।
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s parliament membership has ended। A court in Surat convicted him on Thursday in a 2019 criminal defamation case against Rahul Gandhi over a statement involving ‘ Modi surname ’ Was sentenced to 2 years। The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate HH Verma convicted Gandhi under section 504 of the IPC, which deals with willful humiliation with the intention of breaching the peace। Rahul Gandhi was present in the court at the time of the verdict.
Rahul will not be able to contest for next 8 years
Modi surname in defamation case Rahul Gandhi Has not only been subscribed, but if he is not relieved by the upper court, he will be out of electoral politics for the next 8 years। Indeed, the law says that for 2 years if an MLA or MP is punished, his membership will be canceled। Even after the end of the sentence, he will be considered ineligible to contest for 6 years। This rule comes into force immediately after the court’s decision। These rules apply under Section 8 (3) of the Public Representation Act 1951.
‘What did Rahul say on ‘Modi surname?
The case against Rahul Gandhi was filed with his statement in which he allegedly said, ‘ Why do all thieves have surname Modi? ’ A complaint was filed against this statement of Rahul Gandhi by BJP MLA and former Gujarat Minister Purnesh Modi। Lok Sabha member Gandhi from Wayanad made this alleged remarks at the public meeting held in Kolar, Karnataka before the 2019 general election.