June 2, 2023
'Darne Ka Nahi, Ladne Ka Waqt Hai...': Tejashwi Yadav Calls For Opposition Unity After Rahul Gandhi's Conviction | India News

Patna: The motion towards Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is an event for ‘struggle, not fright’ and all events against the ruling BJP on the Centre should come collectively ‘immediately’, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav mentioned on Thursday. The RJD chief, whose get together has been a Congress ally for 20 years, was reacting to the conviction of Gandhi by a Gujarat courtroom in a defamation case. “Yeh darne ka nahin, ladne ka waqt hai (It is the time to struggle, not fright)”, Yadav mentioned. He mentioned he is not going to touch upon the courtroom order however the individuals of the nation are understanding the explanation behind the therapy being meted out to Gandhi.

He recalled that his father Lalu Prasad, the RJD president, “has been saying since 2014 that the nation is passing by a section of an undeclared Emergency” whereby all individuals, be they of any political orientation and concerned in any career, face persecution in the event that they criticise the regime.

चक्रव्यूह रच विपक्षी नेताओं पर ED,IT, CBI से दबिश करवाओ फिर भी बात ना बने तो घिनौने षडयंत्र के अंतर्गत विभिन्न शहरों में आधारहीन मुकदमे करवाओ ताकि हैडलाइन मैनेजमेंट में कोई कोर कसर ना रह जाए। यह संविधान, लोकतंत्र, राजनीति और देश के लिए अतिगंभीर चिंता का विषय है।#RahulGandhi
— Tejashwi Yadav (@yadavtejashwi) March 23, 2023

The younger RJD chief, who has been on the radar of central companies like CBI and ED, nevertheless, claimed that it was turning into evident that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had grown ‘nervous’ on the prospect of dealing with the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

“These persons are hell bent upon destroying the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar. The demonetisation was an enormous rip-off and if he (Modi) returns to energy, democracy and Structure will likely be completed and we are going to see his images on forex notes as an alternative of Mahatma Gandhi,” alleged Yadav.

“We at the moment are witnessing vendetta towards political opponents on a scale that has by no means been witnessed. Comparable issues had been not too long ago expressed by Akhilesh Yadav,” mentioned the RJD chief who shares household ties with the Samajwadi Get together president.

All events against the present dispensation ideologically should unite immediately, Yadav mentioned.

“Immediately is the date when Bhagat Singh attained martyrdom. I had joined Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in paying tributes to the legendary revolutionary. Within the face of what’s taking place right this moment, the necessity of the hour is to struggle and never fright”, he mentioned with a rhetorical flourish.

A courtroom in Surat in Gujarat on Thursday sentenced Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to 2 years in jail in a 2019 prison defamation case filed towards him over his “why all thieves have Modi surname” remarks.

The courtroom additionally granted him bail and suspended the sentence for 30 days to permit him to enchantment in the next courtroom.