Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification from the Lok Sabha is a “deep betrayal” of Gandhian approach, Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna stated in a tweet on Friday. New Delhi, UPDATED: Mar 25, 2023 08:20 IST Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reaches IGI Airport in New Delhi, Thursday, March 23, 2023 (PTI Photo) By India Today News Desk: After the disqualification of senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi from the Lok Sabha, a prominent Indian-American Congressman stated that the action taken was a “deep betrayal” of Gandhian approach. Gandhi was on Friday disqualified from the Lok Sabha, a day after a court in Surat convicted him in a libel case. The disqualification will disallow 52-year-old Gandhi, a four-time MP, from objecting to surveys for 8 years unless a greater court remains his conviction and sentence. “The expulsion of Rahul Gandhi from parliament is a deep betrayal of Gandhian viewpoint and India’s inmost worths,” Indian-American Congressman Ro Khanna stated in a tweet. “This is not what my grandpa compromised years in prison for,” Khanna included. Khanna represents Silicon Valley in the United States House of Representatives. CHECKED OUT|Mass demonstration, platform for Opposition: Congress’s roadmap after Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification Khanna, who is the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian- Americans, has actually looked for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention on this concern and stated, “You have the power to reverse this choice for the sake of Indian democracy. George Abraham, vice-chair of the Indian Overseas Congress, USA, called Gandhi’s disqualification as an unfortunate day for democracy in India. “It is an unfortunate day for democracy in India. By disqualifying Rahul Gandhi, Modi sarkar is sounding the death knell for the right to complimentary speech and flexibility of Indians all over,” Abraham stated. “Bringing a pointless lawsuit versus a remark in the heat of a political project is disgraceful and not on par with the spirit of the Constitution concerning liberty of expression,” he included. CHECKED OUT|Rahul not the only Gandhi to lose Lok Sabha subscription Published On: Mar 25, 2023.
Deep betrayal of Gandhian philosophy: US Congressman Ro Khanna on RaGa’s disqualification