Police detained Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and different Congress leaders from exterior the celebration headquarters in Delhi immediately once they protested in opposition to unemployment and value hikes.
Dressed in black like different celebration leaders as an indication of protest, he first climbed the barricades to succeed in the spot the place he staged a short sit-in earlier than being taken away by the police.
His brother, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, was additionally jailed shortly earlier than him. The leaders have been confined to a corridor at Kingsway Camp in GTB Nagar.
Before beginning a deliberate march to Rashtrapati Bhavan and a “gherao” of the Prime Minister’s home, Congress MPs led by celebration chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi donned black garments in Parliament. The proceedings have been postponed as members of Congress created an uproar over the alleged misuse of investigative businesses and the federal government’s “ignorance of people’s issues”.
An announcement from the celebration mentioned that its members within the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will take out a “Chalo Rashtrapati Bhavan” march from Parliament. Members of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) and different senior leaders have deliberate to participate within the “PM House gherao”.
But police cordoned off key areas to disallow the plan resulting from safety issues. The administration imposed prohibitory orders banning massive gatherings in components of Delhi forward of the Congress march. Citing these restrictions, the police refused permission for the protest.
Ahead of today’s protestRahul Gandhi mentioned, “We are witnessing the death of democracy.”
Democracy is a reminiscence. pic.twitter.com/CnobQwSm44
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 5, 2022
“What India has built brick by brick, since almost a century ago, is being destroyed before your eyes. Anyone who opposes this idea of starting a dictatorship is being violently attacked, jailed, arrested and beaten,” mentioned he
The BJP hit again with a jibe, questioning whether or not there was democracy throughout the Congress, calling it a “dynastic” celebration.