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Mallikarjun Kharge, the president of the Congress, met with opposition leaders on Friday to discuss the best course of action after Rahul Gandhi's conviction in a defamation case from 2019.
Senior party leaders from the DMK, National Conference, RSP, VCK, JDU, CPI(M), SP, SS, IUML, AAP, and CPI, in addition to the Congress, were present at the meeting at Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Kharge's office within the Parliament complex.
In order to discuss the issue with President Droupadi Murmu on Friday afternoon, the opposition parties have also requested time from her. Gandhi was given a two-year prison term on Thursday by a Surat court in the case brought against him for his comments on the "Modi surname." In order to give him time to file an appeal with a higher court, the judge also granted him bail and deferred the punishment for 30 days.
Jairam Ramesh, general secretary of the Congress, said on Thursday that the question is not just a legal one but also a crucial political one that affects the nation's democracy going forward.
"This is just another clear illustration of the Modi administration's politics of vengeance, intimidation, and menace. Together with using political means, we will oppose it legally. We won't submit to such tactics or be frightened by them, and we'll make this a crucial political issue "He had spoken.
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