New Delhi: The Congress Party is staging a massive nationwide protest on issues of price rise and unemployment.
Congress’s protests are continuing to surround the central government on issues like inflation, unemployment and GST. Before the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi, there has been a gathering of party leaders and supporters at Vijay Chowk and the leaders are staging a dharna on the road itself.
Congress MPs led by Rahul Gandhi marched for Rashtrapati Bhavan but all were stopped at Vijay Chowk. After this many MPs sat on dharna on the road itself.
Several Congress MPs including Rahul Gandhi and Shashi Tharoor detained by police during a protest against the Central government.
Talking to the media during the march, Rahul Gandhi told that some MPs have been detained and Congress people are being dragged one by one. He said that two-three people have also been assaulted.
Rahul Gandhi को पुलिस ने हिरासत में लिया, बस में थाने ले जाया गया pic.twitter.com/bwSrKcEkVY— News24 (@news24tvchannel) August 5, 2022
“We are protesting peacefully against inflation, price rise, unwmployment, GST rate hike among other issue”; Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge during protest at Vijay Chowk.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said- In a democracy, protesting should be allowed. Protests by the opposition only help the ruling government. But they (BJP) are interested only in doing politices of Hindu-Muslim.
Congress leaders brought to Kingsway Camp Police Line
Congress MPs including Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Ranjeet Ranjan detained at Police Lines Kingsway Camp in Delhi pic.twitter.com/JjTXcccHQU— ANI (@ANI) August 5, 2022
Delhi Police has brought the detained Congress leaders to Kingsway Camp Police Lines. Other Congress MPs including Mallikarjun Kharge, Jairam Ramesh and Ranjeet Ranjan have been brought here.