Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday got bail from sessions court in Surat in defamation case over his ‘Modi Surname’ remark made in 2019. His bail was extended till April 13. The court will now hear his plea regarding stay on conviction on May 3.
Earlier on Monday, Gandhi reached the sessions court in Surat to challenge his conviction in a defamation case.
Rahul Gandhi, in his plea to the court, has sought to stay the conviction.
Gandhi is accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi, 3 Congress chief minister and other Congress leaders.
Rahul Gandhi has challenged the order of the Surat court that sentenced him to two years in jail for criminal defamation in relation to his “Modi surname” comments in a 2019 case. To show support, several high-profile Congress leaders, such as Priyanka Gandhi, the chief ministers of three Congress-ruled states, and other national and state party leaders, will accompany Rahul to the Surat court.
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