New Delhi: Taking a jibe at Congress over the Enforcement Directorate (ED) motion within the Nationwide Herald case, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra on Thursday (August 4) requested why is the occasion afraid if they’re harmless. “Regulation is similar for all. If the Congress occasion is harmless, then what are they afraid of? All that the Congress staff need is find out how to save that one explicit household,” ANI quoted the BJP chief as saying. “The ED had additionally issued summons to Mallikarjun Kharge. However he additionally didn`t flip up. If he can come to the Congress workplace, then why did he not attain the Nationwide Herald,” Patra requested.
Patra’s remarks come within the wake of the ED ‘briefly sealing’ the premises of the Younger Indian Pvt Restricted (YIL) positioned within the Congress-owned Nationwide Herald constructing in Delhi.
In the meantime, Chief of Opposition within the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge mentioned within the Higher Home that he was summoned by the ED at a time when Parliament is in session. “This Home is functioning and I’m the chief of the opposition events. However proper now, I’ve acquired a summons from the ED to seem earlier than it when a Parliament session is on. Proper now, when Parliament is functioning, is it truthful on the a part of the ED to summon me?” He additionally raised the problem of further police pressure deployment exterior Congress president Sonia Gandhi and occasion chief Rahul Gandhi within the nationwide capital.
Notably, the ED sleuths resumed their raids on the Younger Indian (YI) workplace after Mallikarjun Kharge reached the Herald Home constructing.
Reacting to the ED sealing the Younger Indian workplace, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi mentioned “not afraid of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s suppressive authorities”. Gandhi instructed reporters, “You might be speaking about Nationwide Herald, it`s an intimidation try. They suppose they may be capable of silence us with just a little stress…We received`t be intimidated. We aren’t afraid of Narendra Modi. They’ll do no matter they need…”
(With company inputs)