“Truth is inconvenient for cowards”: Priyanka Gandhi slams Modi govt after CBI notice to Chidambaram

Slamming the Modi govt, Priyanka Gandhi further said that “Truth is inconvenient to the cowards. so he is being shamefully hunted down.”


New Delhi| Congress General Secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has slammed the Modi govt after CBI visited his residence for the third time this morning. Backing Chidambaram, she said that the Rajya Sabha MP and senior Congress leader is being “hunted down”.

Taking it to Twitter, Priyanka wrote that P Chidambaram is an extremely qualified and respected member of Rajya Sabha. He has served the nation loyally. “@PChidambaram_IN ji has served our nation with loyalty for decades including as Finance Minister & Home Minister. He unhesitatingly speaks truth to power and exposes the failures of this government,” Priyanka said.

She further said that “Truth is inconvenient to the cowards. so he is being shamefully hunted down.” Priyanka Gandhi said that the Congress party stands by him and “will continue to fight for the truth no matter what the consequences are”.

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Congress leaders slam Modi govt:

Several Congress leaders have also come out in support of the senior leader of the party. Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala raised a question over the timing of Delhi High court judgement. He also said that that the action against Chidambaram is a vendetta. “India witnesses worst kind of virulent vendetta by Modi Govt as the BJP runs a police state. Judge reserves judgement for 7 months & delivers it 72 hours before retirement, CBI/ED are sent to raid as a respected former FM is hounded. The Banana Republic?” Surjewala asked.

Speaking to a news channel Chidambaram’s Rajya Sabha colleague, Anand Sharma said that it is not a criminal trial. “What is happening is not good for Democracy,” Anand Sharma said.

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