Thhane. A magisterial court in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra’s Thane district ordered on July 11 issuing summons to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi asking him to appear before it on October 7 in connection with his allegedly defamatory speech against RSS made during Lok Sabha elections.
The court’s directive came on a case filed by Rajesh Kunte, a swayamsevak of Bhiwandi who claimed the Congress leader had “distorted history” and “defamed” the organisation by alleging that “RSS people.
In the previous hearing the court had asked for the Police verification report under section 202 of criminal procedure code to check the facts in this matter and the police report has confirmed the contents put forward by the complainant. On the pleading by the Advocate Dhargalkar referring the Police verification report the Hon. Magistrate has issued the order.
Subsequently, learned Advocate has applied for the copy of the summons to be issued against Shri.Gandhi. Now it interesting to see the further reaction of Shri.Rahul Gandhi and his party men in this regard. The next proceeding is fixed for October 7th.