National Herald case: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets detained Congress leaders in Delhi


New Delhi: As Congress leader Rahul Gandhi meets the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after being summoned in National Herald case, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday met the party leaders who were detained earlier during the ‘Satyagrah’ march at Tughlaq Road Police Station. 

While leaving from his residence, Rahul Gandhi was accompanied by Congress senior leader and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other party leaders like Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Chattisgarh CM bhupesh Baghel. 

Owing to which, many party leaders were detained by the Delhi Police amid slogans in support of party leader Rahul Gandhi.

The ED had on Friday issued a new summons to Sonia Gandhi to appear on June 23 for questioning in the National Herald Money Laundering case. 

According to sources, Congress MPs and members of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) have also been asked to be present in Delhi on Monday. A meeting of General Secretaries of All India Congress Committee (AICC), State in-charge and Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) heads was convened on Thursday to decide the strategy for this.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Police today refused to allow a Congress rally on Monday (June 13, 2022) against Rahul Gandhi’s interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the National Herald case. 

Delhi Police cited law and order as not allowing the rally. Congress sources said that the party has again approached the Delhi Police and asked them to reconsider the decision.

first published:June 13, 2022, 1:44 p.m.

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