Congress president Sonia Gandhi will seem earlier than the Enforcement Directorate (ED) at this time in reference to the Nationwide Herald case. The ED had earlier accepted Sonia Gandhi’s written request in search of deferment of summons after she examined constructive for Covid.
She’s going to go away for the ED workplace from the Congress headquarters at round 11 am.
That is the primary time that any federal probe company can be questioning the Congress president.
Earlier, the ED had questioned Rahul Gandhi for over 50 hours in 5 days on the company’s headquarters in Delhi.
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CONGRESS PLANS PROTEST
Congress occasion employees have deliberate a nationwide protest in opposition to the ED’s questioning of Sonia Gandhi. The occasion is prone to categorical their anger on the authorities “misusing” central companies to focus on opposition leaders. Congress has requested its state models to carry protests of their respective areas.
A gathering was held in Opposition chief Mallikarjun Kharge’s home on Wednesday to debate and finalise the technique for at this time. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot stated everybody within the assembly expressed their anger in opposition to the suppression of the Opposition’s voice. “Congress will stand united with Sonia Gandhi”, stated Gehlot.
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) July 20, 2022
Celebration employees will collect on the Congress headquarters in Akbar Highway from the place Sonia Gandhi will go away for the ED workplace. A briefing can be given by Ashok Gehlot and the occasion’s Media and Publicity Chairman Pawan Khera.
In the meantime, the official Twitter deal with of the INC shared a be aware on Wednesday and stated, “How can the ED scare Sonia Gandhi, whose ancestors modified the geography of the world.”
— Congress (@INCIndia) July 20, 2022
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WHAT IS THE NATIONAL HERALD CASE?
In 2012, Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) chief and advocate Subramanian Swamy filed a grievance earlier than a trial courtroom alleging that some Congress leaders had been concerned in dishonest and breach of belief within the acquisition of Related Journals Ltd by Younger Indian Ltd (YIL). He alleged that YIL had ‘taken over’ the property of the Nationwide Herald in a ‘malicious’ means.
The Nationwide Herald was a newspaper based by Jawaharlal Nehru together with different freedom fighters in 1938.
Subramanian Swamy claims that YIL “took over” the property of the defunct print media outlet in a “malicious” method to achieve revenue and property price over Rs 2,000 crore.
In 2014, the Enforcement Directorate initiated a probe to see if there was any cash laundering within the case. On 18 September 2015, it was reported that the Enforcement Directorate had reopened its investigation into the Nationwide Herald case.
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