On Thursday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi took the name of PM Modi and said, I am not afraid of Modi at all. Truth cannot be suppressed. Rahul said that whatever you want to do, do it, but the truth cannot be barricaded.
workers gathered from night
Congress workers also started gathering at the Congress headquarters from Thursday night itself. However, Delhi Police has not given permission for this demonstration. Delhi Police said, except Jantar Mantar, Section 144 of CrPC is applicable in the entire area of New Delhi district. In view of security, law and order, traffic reasons, protest/dharna/gherao cannot be allowed in the area of New Delhi district on 5th August.
Police did not give permission
Rahul Gandhi had said on Thursday after not getting the permission of the police, it is our right to protest in a democracy. Police is not giving permission, it is fine, stop.
March to Rashtrapati Bhavan, siege of PM’s residence
On Thursday, Congress leader KC Venugopal said that the Congress will organize a massive demonstration in Delhi, march to Rashtrapati Bhavan and gherao the Prime Minister’s residence against rising inflation, unemployment and imposition of GST on essential goods. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members of Congress will take out a march from Parliament House to Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Senior Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said permission has been sought for the march to Rashtrapati Bhavan and it is expected that more than 80 party MPs will be allowed to go there peacefully. The party will also organize a gherao program of the Prime Minister’s residence in which CWC members and senior leaders will participate. The CWC is the supreme policy-making body of Congress.
There will be ‘Raj Bhavan Gherao’ in the states
The Congress has asked its state units to organize a ‘Raj Bhavan Gherao’ on August 5 on behalf of the State Congress Committee in which MLAs, members of the Legislative Council, former MPs and senior leaders of the state unit will be involved.
Protests at district headquarters, arrests
The party also decided that from the panchayat to the district level, the representatives of the Congress would protest at the district headquarters and give their arrest.