Congress Protest: Delhi Police detain protesting MPs as ED quizzes Sonia Gandhi
Delhi Police on Wednesday detained several Congress MPs and workers, who were protesting against the questioning of Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi : Delhi Police on Wednesday detained several Congress MPs and workers, who were protesting against the questioning of Sonia Gandhi by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress MPs Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Gaurav Gogoi, KC Venugopal, Jairam Ramesh, Shakti Singh Goyal, Ranjeet Ranjan and Manickam Tagore among others were detained today.
They were taken to Kingsway camp police line in a bus.footer adsThe Congress MPs led a protest march from Vijay Chowk to the President's House.Congress MP Manish Tewari, who was detained, said they want to raise the voice of the common people in Parliament
"We want to raise the voice of the common people in Parliament. We were moving towards Rashtrapati Bhavan but were stopped by Police. We have been detained," said Tewari.Congress MP Deepender Hooda said, "When MPs raise important issues in Parliament, they're suspended. During protests, our members are detained and taken to police lines.
If MPs belong at police lines, then why is a new Parliament being constructed here?"Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi appeared before the ED office in the national capital for the third round of questioning in connection with a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper. She was accompanied by her daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. (ANI)