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By STI (Update)


The opposition party has also demanded a discussion in both houses of parliament on these issues. Congress MPs have staged protests inside and outside parliament during the ongoing monsoon session over these issues.

Congress, which has been at odds with the Center over price hikes and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) hike, today staged a mass protest against the price hike, unemployment and higher GST on essentials.

The opposition party has also demanded a discussion in both houses of parliament on these issues. Congress MPs have staged protests inside and outside parliament during the ongoing monsoon session over these issues.

The party marched to the Rashtrapati Bhawan and Congress MPs were arrested in the attempt. It also comes in the context of recent raids by the Law Enforcement Branch at the Herald House and 12 other locations in connection with the National Herald money laundering case.

Here are the latest updates from the event:

#We have been detained undemocratically: Congress leader Sachin Pilot

“We have been locked up all day, we wanted to have discussions in the House. In fixing the responsibility of the government, it is our responsibility to question them. The way we have been detained in an undemocratic way is not a good sign “says Congress Leader Sachin Pilot

#Congress protest insult to Ram Bhakts: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

“Until now Congress was protesting in normal clothes but today they protested in black clothes. This is an insult to all Ram Bhakts. They chose this day because it is today Ayodhya Diwas which marks the beginning of building Ram Janambhoomi,” says UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

#Congress should be responsible and cooperate according to law, says Union Home Minister Amit Shah

“Congress chose this day to protest and wore black clothes because they wanted to give a subtle message to further promote their policy of appeasement because on this very day Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation for Ram Janambhoomi … Congress should be responsible and must cooperate in accordance with the law. The case is proceeding on the basis of complaints that have been filed. As far as ED is concerned, everyone must maintain law and order in the country,” said Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

#Congress Leaders Leave New Police Lines Kingsway PS

Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and others depart from New Police Lines Kingsway Camp PS

#335 protesters, including 65 MPs detained: Delhi police

Congress supporters staged a protest in Delhi today. Orders under Section 144 CrPC are also in force in Delhi. The demonstrators tried to prevent the police officers from carrying out their duties, manhandled and injured them. Appropriate legal action is underway. As many as 335 protesters, including 65 MPs, were arrested under Delhi Police Act 65 to maintain public order in the area. Information on the detention of MPs/MPs is sent to the respective relevant authorities: Delhi Police

#If the government won’t allow us to have a talk, we’ll be out on the roads: Congressman

“We want to discuss unemployment in parliament and appeal to the government to control inflation and resume the Agnipath programme. If they don’t allow us to discuss, we will go to the roads. The Center should make a police line instead of a new parliament, and also create a new ED office in the parliament building, if they want to detain MPs when the parliament is functioning,” Congressman Deepender Hooda told the New Camp Police Station. Police Lines Kingsway while detained by Delhi Police.

#Rajasthan: Workers and Congress leaders stage protest in Jodhpur against Center over inflation and unemployment issues

# Punjab Congress leader Amarinder Singh Raja Warring along with other party leaders and workers stage a protest against the central government over inflation and unemployment issues.

# Congress MPs Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Ranjeet Ranjan were detained at Police Lines, Kingsway Camp in Delhi.

# Police arrest Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra outside the AICC headquarters in Delhi.

# Andhra Pradesh: Dressed in garlands of vegetables, Congress workers demonstrate in Vijayawada.

# Rahul Gandhi, Congress MPs detained during a protest.

# Congress MPs march from Parliament to Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against inflation and unemployment.

# Congresswoman and MP Sonia Gandhi leads protests by party MPs against inflation and unemployment, in parliament.

# Opposition leader in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge wears black kurta and turban to protest against rising prices and unemployment.

# When Prime Minister Narendra Modi won the election, Gandhi compares the former to Adolf Hitler. “Hitler had also won elections, he too used to win elections. How did he do it? He controlled all German institutions…Give me the whole system, then I’ll show you how elections are won,” said Gandhi.

# Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hits out at Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman saying she has no understanding of India’s economy. “I think the macroeconomic fundamentals that she is talking about are something else. I don’t think the finance minister understands what’s going on in the Indian economy, no understanding. She’s there as a spokesperson,” Gandhi adds. . .

# Congressman Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference ahead of the protest. He says that India is witnessing the death of democracy and the government is run by two people.

“We are witnessing the death of democracy. What India built brick by brick almost a century ago is being destroyed before your eyes. Anyone who opposes this idea of ​​beginning dictatorship is viciously attacked, imprisoned, arrested & beaten,” says Gandhi.

He adds that the government’s agenda is not to raise people’s issues – be it rising prices, unemployment or violence in society. “The government is run to protect the interests of four to five people and this dictatorship is run in the interests of two to three great businessmen by two people,” says Gandhi.

# Security has been tightened at Vijay Chowk’s home in New Delhi.

# Congress MPs from both chambers will meet at 10 a.m. at the Parliamentary Party of Congress (PPC) office in Parliament.

# Congress workers gather at the AICC office ahead of the protest.

# Section 144 CrPC imposed in entire area of ​​New Delhi district except Jantar Mantar.


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