September 30, 2022
Release of Priyanka and Rahul arrested in anti-government protests

Release of Priyanka and Rahul arrested in anti-government protests

Release of Priyanka and Rahul arrested in anti-government protests

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi,

who were detained during anti-government protests in Delhi,

have been released. After 6 hours of detention on Friday afternoon,

they were released around 7 pm, according to various Indian media.

Congress on Friday announced a black-clad protest march from Delhi’s Parliament

Building to Rashtrapati Bhavan to protest against multiple issues like unemployment problem,

  • GST hike, price hike. At the end of the procession, there was a program to encircle Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • Accordingly, on this day, under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi, leaders and workers of various levels of the opposition
  • party of India took to the streets of Delhi on Friday.
  • But as soon as Rahul joined the program,
  • Delhi Police arrested him along with some Congress MPs. A total of 65 MPs,
  • including his sister and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, were later arrested.

After the arrest, Priyanka-Rahul and other Congress MPs were kept in Delhi’s Kingsway camp, according to Indian media NDTV

Release of Priyanka and Rahul arrested in anti-government protests

Meanwhile, the video of Priyanka Gandhi being dragged into a police van went viral on various social media in India.

Members of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of India’s legislature, started protesting at the Parliament building.

As a result, the Rajya Sabha session was suspended.

Rajya Sabha MPs allege – Modi government is using central agency against opposition.

In a statement in the evening, the Delhi Police said that 335 detained Congress workers,

including Rahul and Priyanka and 65 Congress MPs, have been released from the Kingsway camp.