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Congress Leader To Challenge Conviction In Surat Court

Rahul Gandhi Defamation Case Live Updates: Congress Leader To Challenge Conviction In Surat Court

New Delhi:

Rahul Gandhi will appear in a Gujarat court today to appeal against his conviction and two-year sentencing in a 2019 defamation case.

The Congress leader will appeal to the sessions court in Surat to set aside the Magistrate order convicting him in the defamation case for a remark seen as an insult to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The former Congress president, sources say, will also ask for an interim stay on the conviction which would also restore his Lok Sabha membership.

Rahul Gandhi will be accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and the Chief Ministers of three Congress-ruled states – Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel and Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu.

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Rahul Gandhi was disqualified as a parliament MP after the Gujarat’s court sentenced him to two-years in a 2019 defamation case.

Rahul Gandhi will seek stay on conviction: Sources
Rahul Gandhi, sources say, will also ask for an interim stay on the conviction which would also restore his Lok Sabha membership.

Rahul Gandhi in Surat court today to challenge conviction

Rahul Gandhi will appear in a Gujarat court today to appeal against his conviction and two-year sentencing in a 2019 defamation case. The Congress leader will appeal to the sessions court in Surat to set aside the Magistrate order convicting him in the defamation case for a remark seen as an insult to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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