The Lok Sabha Secretariat has announced that Rahul Gandhi will be disqualified from the post of MP after being sentenced to 2 years in prison in a defamation case.
A Surat court sentenced Rahul Gandhi to 2 years in jail for criticizing Prime Minister Modi during the 2019 election campaign. In this situation, Lok Sabha Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh has said that according to the Representation of the People Act, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, who has been sentenced to prison, will be disqualified.
MP or MLA Such person shall be disqualified if he has served two or more terms of imprisonment. Accordingly, disqualification is reported. In the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi was elected as an MP after contesting in Wayanad, Kerala. In this situation, the Congress party has strongly condemned Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification.
Congress MP Karthik Chidambaram, speaking to News 18 Tamilnadu TV on the phone, said that what was expected was that we will fight legally and we will win in the Supreme Court. He said that this case is a case without salt and no court will allow this case.
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