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Rahul Gandhi Strikes Bombay HC for to Quash Defamation Case Over Feedback Towards PM

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Rahul Gandhi Strikes Bombay HC for to Quash Defamation Case Over Feedback Towards PM

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday moved a petition earlier than the Bombay Excessive Court docket searching for quashing of the defamation case filed in opposition to him by a BJP supporter for the previous’s “commander-in-thief” comment focusing on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The complainant Mahesh Shrishrimal had said that this comment was made by Rahul Gandhi whereas attacking the prime minister in 2018 over the Rafale fighter jet deal.

After taking cognizance of the criticism, a Justice of the Peace’s courtroom in Mumbai had issued summons to Rahul Gandhi in October 2019. The previous Congress president has not appeared in particular person to date earlier than the Justice of the Peace. The petition to quash the defamation case was filed earlier than Justice S Ok Shinde of the Bombay excessive courtroom by Rahul Gandhi’s lawyer Kushal Mor stating that the mentioned comment was made in opposition to the prime minister and the complainant is just not the aggrieved get together. Shrishrimal had said that Rahul Gandhi’s assertion had damage the emotions of the supporters of the prime minister. Rahul Gandhi had not solely defamed the PM but in addition members of BJP, he had claimed.

The excessive courtroom has posted the matter for listening to on November 22.

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