IIOJK in focus

IIOJK Congress holds demonstration against ED summons to Rahul

Srinagar, June 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian National Congress chapter in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir held a demonstration against “unnecessary summoning of Rahul Gandhi to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office”, the party said in a statement.

The party also slammed the detention of Congress leaders and workers and resolved to continue its fight against politics of hate and vendetta on the part of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

As per the statement, the Congress Office bearers, DCC Presidents, senior party leaders and prominent workers who gathered at Srinagar Party Office Thursday held a demonstration against siege of AICC Delhi HQ and unlawful detention of Congress leaders and workers in Delhi who were protesting in a peaceful manner against the unnecessary summoning of Rahul Gandhi to the ED office.

CWC member and senior Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra, who led the peaceful march, asked the gathering of party leaders and workers to move towards Raj Bhawan to lodge “a strong protest against the siege of AICC Delhi HQ and ED Summons to Rahul Gandhi and against the politics of vendetta unleashed by BJP.”

While moving towards Raj Bhawan from Party Office Police entered the premises and closed the main gate, but the workers broke open the gate and marched towards Raj Bhawan. In the meantime, additional forces were called and the Congress march was stopped halfway by the police.

“BJP Govt is afraid of Congress party, as the Party is performing the role of constructive & principal-based opposition in the interest of the masses, there is no question of compromise on that despite the challenges and fabrication of baseless cases against the leadership,” a CWC Member added.

The party’s General Secretaries Surinder Singh Channi and Yogesh Sawhney addressing the party workers lashed out at the BJP Govt for its attempt to divert attention of the countrymen under the garb of baseless cases and using the ED against Rahul Gandhi on fictitious grounds and said Congress won’t be cowed down by such measure, it will continue to oppose the wrong policies of BJP.

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