Rahul Gandhi, representing the Wayanad parliamentary seat in Kerala, has been disqualified. Foreign media is also covering this matter fiercely. Foreign media organizations like Al Jazeera, New York Times, BBC and The Guardian have covered the news of Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification extensively. Let us tell you that according to the notification of the Lok Sabha Secretariat, Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from the membership of the Lok Sabha on Friday after being convicted in the 2019 defamation case by a court in Surat. In the case of defamation, the court has sentenced Rahul Gandhi to two years imprisonment. Kerala’s Wayanad parliamentary seat has been declared vacant on Friday after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from the Lok Sabha.
‘…last national face disqualified’
Covering the issue, The New York Times wrote that ‘the last national face standing in political opposition to the Modi government has been disqualified from membership of the Lok Sabha’. The New York Times writes, “One of the last national faces to stand up in political opposition to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi was disqualified as a member of parliament on Friday. It’s a blow. And it’s also bad news for the once mighty Indian National Congress party.” The New York Times has also mentioned the Gautam Adani case. It said that Rahul Gandhi has been using Parliament House for a long time to “investigate Narendra Modi’s special Gautam Adani”.
Qatari news portal Aljazeera writes that India’s main opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has been disqualified as a member of parliament, a day after he was convicted in a defamation case and sentenced to two years in prison. Aljazeera has written in detail about the whole incident in its news. It has also referred to the statements of several Congress leaders.
Rahul Gandhi will not go to jail because…
The British newspaper The Guardian has also written in detail the news of Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification. The Guardian wrote, “Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has been expelled from parliament 24 hours after being found guilty of defamation for remarks that criminalized the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi.” It further wrote that Rahul Gandhi will not go to jail as the court has granted him bail for 30 days to file an appeal against the verdict. It has written that if the High Court sets aside Rahul Gandhi’s conviction, he can get back his (Lok Sabha) seat. The Guardian writes that Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification means that a by-election will have to be held in Wayanad in Kerala, South India. Rahul Gandhi’s political career seems unclear at the moment.
The BBC, which has recently faced the Income Tax survey in India, has also preferred the news of Rahul Gandhi. The BBC writes that ‘India’s Parliament disqualified senior opposition leader Rahul Gandhi a day after he was sentenced to two years for defamation’.
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Apart from this, the American newspaper The Washington Post has prominently written the news of Rahul Gandhi on its news portal. The Washington Post described Rahul Gandhi as the biggest face of the opposition. It has also covered about the opposition. The Washington Post wrote, “India’s top opposition leader was expelled from parliament on Friday. In a show of solidarity, a dozen of the country’s opposition political parties have condemned the move.”
Pakistani newspaper Dawn has also written in detail the news of Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification. Dawn wrote that the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi was a blow to the Indian opposition. Dawn writes, “India’s parliament on Friday disqualified Rahul Gandhi, leader of the opposition Congress party, a day after a magistrate’s court sentenced him to two years in prison for defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surname.” was sentenced.”
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