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“Banning & Frightening People Is Not Going To Stop Truth From Coming Out”: Rahul Gandhi On BBC Gujarat Riots Documentary On PM

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Slamming BJP Rahul Gandhi further added, “Truth shines bright. It has a nasty habit of coming out. So no amount of banning, oppression and frightening people is going to stop the truth from coming out.”

New Delhi: The BBC Documentary on Gujarat Riots has has triggered a massive row nationally¬†as well internationally. The second part of the documentary, “India: The Modi Question” is all set to be released in United Kingdom on Tuesday around 9 PM.

At a briefing today while responding to a question asked about the controversy, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said, “If you have read our scriptures, if you read Bhagwat Gita or the Upanishads… you can observe that the truth always comes out. You can ban… you can suppress the press… you can control the institutions, you can use CBI, ED (Enforcement Directorate) and all the stuff but truth is truth.”

Slamming Bharatiya Janata Party¬† he further added, “Truth shines bright. It has a nasty habit of coming out. So no amount of banning, oppression and frightening people is going to stop the truth from coming out.”

Last week the central government reportedly blocked the documentary on social media with Twitter taking out several posts. Opposition leaders termed this act of central government as “censorship”.

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The Ministry of External Affairs in counter had said that the documentary will affect relations with foreign nations.

Ever since the documentary was released, BJP leaders have been lashing out. BJP Leaders said that the Supreme Court has already decided over the matter.

The topic has also received attention globally. While US State Department spokesperson Ned Price stated this week he was unaware of the video, declining to enter the debate, UK PM Rishi Sunak indicated last week he does not agree with the way PM Modi is portrayed in it.

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