Supreme Court Relief For Rahul Gandhi In ‘Modi Surname’ Case

LIVE Updates: Supreme Court Relief For Rahul Gandhi In 'Modi Surname' Case

Rahul Gandhi had said he was treated harshly by the trial court

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court today suspended Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s conviction in a criminal defamation case over his remarks on the ‘Modi’ surname. The order will allow him to return to parliament and contest national elections due next year.

The trial judge has awarded the maximum sentence of two years in the case, the top court observed, pointing out that it would not have attracted disqualification if the sentence was a day lesser. 

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“Rahul Gandhi didn’t apologise. There was no need for him to apologise. His Bharat Jodo Yatra has been a hit, the government was scared of him and it’s good that he got relief from the Supreme Court,” Aaditya Thackeray said.

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