New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on (5 Aug 2022) held a press convention on the celebration headquarters within the nationwide capital amid the continued protests by the Congress celebration within the metropolis over points of worth rise and unemployment. The press convention comes days after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sealed the Young Indian Limited workplace within the National Herald constructing on Wednesday. While speaking to the media, the Congress chief attacked the central authorities led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and stated that the nation was witnessing the “death of democracy”.
“We are witnessing the loss of life of democracy. What India constructed brick by brick, beginning virtually a century in the past, is being destroyed earlier than your eyes. Anyone who stands towards this concept of ushering in dictatorship is brutally attacked, jailed, arrested and overwhelmed,” Rahul Gandhi stated.
The concept is that individuals’s points – whether or not worth rises, unemployment, violence in society – shouldn’t be raised. This is the one agenda of the federal government and the federal government is run to guard the pursuits of 4-5 individuals and this dictatorship is run within the curiosity of 2-3 large businessmen by 2 individuals: Rahul Gandhi pic.twitter.com/emT7unwcva— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2022
“The idea is that people’s issues – whether price rises, unemployment or violence in society – should not be raised. This is the only agenda of the government, and the government is run to protect the interests of 4-5 people. This dictatorship is being run by 2 people in the interests of 2-3 big businessmen,” the Congress chief stated.
“Question all you want. There is absolutely nothing there, everyone knows that. My job is to resist the idea of the RSS and I’m going to do it. The more I do it, the more I will be, the harder I will be attacked. I am happy, attack me,” added Rahul Gandhi.
#LOOK | Congress chief Rahul Gandhi stated: “I think the macroeconomic fundamentals she is talking about are something else. I don’t think the Finance Minister has any understanding of what is going on in the economy of India, no understanding. She is there as a nozzle” pic.twitter.com/fSWfwwwmMv— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2022
Delhi police refuse permission to Congress for protest
The Delhi Police refused permission to the Congress to carry a protest within the nationwide capital on Friday, citing prohibitory orders within the New Delhi district, officers stated.
In a letter to All India Congress Committee (AICC) normal secretary KC Venugopal, the Delhi Police refused permission to the celebration to carry the protest, citing the prohibition of orders below Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code ( CrPC) in New Delhi district, the officers stated on Friday.
“Information has been obtained from dependable sources that you simply alongside together with your supporters will maintain the protest on Friday. In this regard, it’s to tell you that Section 144 CrPC is in power in all the space of New Delhi district besides Jantar Mantar, protest /dharna/gherao within the space of New Delhi district on Friday can’t be allowed in view of safety/regulation and order/site visitors causes and current pointers,” the letter stated.
“Any breach of the directive may trigger legal action against you,” it says.
Delhi Police points site visitors advisory amid Congress protests
The Delhi Police has issued an advisory saying that site visitors motion can be affected in components of Lutyens’ Delhi right now because the Congress is about to carry a mass protest towards worth hike, unemployment and GST hike. The police have made particular preparations and detours can be recommended primarily based on anticipated spots of congestion on main roads.
According to the advisory, so as to facilitate clean motion of site visitors within the New Delhi district, buses can be restricted exterior Dhaula Kuan, Ridge Road, Shankar Road, Panchkuian Road, Chelmsford Road, Minto Road, Mathura Road, W-Point, Lodhi Road, Aurbindo Marg, Africa Avenue, Moti Bagh crimson gentle (Shanti Path).
The advisory additionally stated that on account of particular site visitors preparations, motion on the Kamal Attaturk Marg, Kautilya Marg, Against Murti Marg, Rajaji Marg, Akbar Road, Safdarjung Road and Raisina Road can be hardly doable.
The Congress has deliberate a mass protest towards worth rise, unemployment and the GST hike on important objects on August 5. It will take a march to the Rashtrapati Bhavan and ‘gherao’ the Prime Minister’s residence as half of the protest.