NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday staged protests outdoors Raj Bhawans throughout the nation towards what it known as the BJP’s makes an attempt to topple state governments led by opposition events. Congress common secretary Ok C Venugopal alleged the […]
Congress common secretary Ok C Venugopal alleged the BJP was utilizing “cash energy and intimidation” in its bid to topple governments in states.
The protests got here amidst an influence tussle in Rajasthan the place the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress dispensation is dealing with a disaster after a revolt by the now sacked deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot and 18 different MLAs.
The Congress has accused the BJP of being behind the revolt. The BJP has denied the allegation and stated the disaster in Rajasthan was an end result of infighting throughout the Congress.
The protesters demanded that the Rajasthan Governor convenes a session of the Meeting as suggested by the state cupboard, it stated.
Nevertheless, there was no protest outdoors the Raj Bhawan in Rajasthan.
Venugopal stated Monday’s protests have been geared toward underlining the BJP’s “subversion” of the Structure and “homicide” of democracy, particularly at a time when the whole nation is reeling underneath the onslaught of COVID-19 pandemic and unprecedented difficulties brought on by an financial meltdown.
“Unlucky as it might have been at some other time, it was downright dastardly for the BJP to be going all out to unsettle democratically elected governments throughout such occasions,” he stated in an announcement.
He stated occasion leaders and staff assembled in a number of state headquarters and marched to the Raj Bhawans to lodge their protest.
Many sat on a dharna outdoors Raj Bhawans observing social distancing norms, he stated, including the protesting leaders spoke towards the conduct of the Governor of Rajasthan.
Social media handles of state Congress chiefs and leaders put up movies of such protests.
Protests have been held in entrance of the Raj Bhawans in Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Ranchi, Guwahati, Simla, Panchkula and plenty of different state capitals.
State Congress presidents, together with occasion staff, have been arrested in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and plenty of different locations through the protests, Venugopal claimed within the assertion.
In the present day’s protests adopted the “Converse Up For Democracy” digital marketing campaign launched by the Congress on Sunday.