Supreme Court lets off Rahul Gandhi with a warning over 'Chowkidaar Chor Hai'
- The Supreme Court clears
Rahul Gandhidefamation case.
- The top court asked Gandhi to be extremely careful when making political speeches against large audiences, in the judgment.
- The Congress party had to suffer an embarrassing defeat after it's party president went on the ‘Chowkidaar Chor hai’ offensive on Prime Minister Modi.
It is bad enough that the Congress party had to suffer an embarrassing defeat after it's party president went on the ‘Chowkidaar Chor hai’ offensive on Prime Minister Modi. As if that is not enough, Rahul Gandhi also had to face a ‘criminal contempt’ proceedings over it.
The Supreme Court bench has announced its verdict on a plea by BJP MP
Gandhi used the slogan to attack Modi over the Rafale deal. He was hoping to bring to light -- discrepancies on the deal to purchase fighter jets from the French company
In March when the Supreme Court agreed to hear review petitions in the Rafale deal matter, Gandhi said that the top court also said "
A bench comprising Chief Justice
Gandhi, who was then the President of the Congress Party, had told the bench that he has tendered unconditional apology for wrongly attributing the remarks relating to the Prime Minister — to the apex court.
Added to that, he also admitted that going on the offensive on corruption charges on the government was a wrong political move, soon after the election results came in.