Another relief to Rahul Gandhi regarding Parliament membership, SC took action against the petitioner challenging his reinstatement
SC on Rahul Gandhi Lok Sabha Membership: During the hearing on a PIL, the Supreme Court expressed its displeasure and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the petitioner. A bench headed by Justice BR Gavai dismissed the petition, saying it was an abuse of the process of law as no fundamental right of the petitioner had been violated.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has got another relief from the Supreme Court today. A PIL challenging the restoration of Rahul's Lok Sabha membership has been rejected by the Supreme Court.
During the hearing, the Supreme Court expressed its displeasure and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the petitioner. A bench headed by Justice BR Gavai said the petition was an abuse of the process of law as no fundamental right of the petitioner had been violated.
Let us tell you that the bench was hearing the petition of lawyer Ashok Pandey challenging the restoration of Gandhi's membership. The Lok Sabha Secretariat had reinstated Gandhi's membership after the Supreme Court on August 4 stayed Rahul Gandhi's conviction in a case related to a remark on the nickname 'Modi'.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's Lok Sabha membership was canceled in March 2023. After this, after relief from the Supreme Court, Rahul's Parliament membership from Wayanad was restored.
BJP leader Purnesh Modi in 2019 against Rahul Gandhi with the question "How is Modi the common surname of all thieves?" On being asked, a criminal defamation case was filed. Rahul made this comment during an election rally in Kolar, Karnataka on 13 April 2019.