Govt misusing probe agencies: Kharge
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New Delhi, : Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate for questioning on Thursday at 12:30 pm.
Kharge gave this information in Rajya Sabha. He said that the Central Government is misusing the investigating agencies which is a threat to democracy..
Kharge said that he wants to follow the law but should notice be given by the ED at a time when the House is running. While attacking the Central Government, Kharge said that is it right to gherao the residences of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi with police force?
Union Minister Piyush Goyal, on Kharge's statement, said that there is no pressure from the Central Government on any investigating agency. "They are working independently." He said that there may have been pressure on the investigating agencies during the Congress rule, but the present government is not doing anything like this.
MP Rahul Gandhi has also raised many serious questions regarding the Central Government. Rahul said that the central government is intimidating to silence the Congress, but the party will continue to raise issues of public interest. He said they are not going to come under any pressure. Rahul said that no barricade can stop the truth, Congress will continue to do the work of protecting the country, protecting democracy, maintaining brotherhood in the country.