New Delhi: In a show of solidarity with
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, three top BJP leaders
Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh and M Venkaiah Naidu will hold
public meetings in different parts of the state against
"misuse of CBI" by the UPA government.
While Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley
will address party workers and sympathisers at an auditorium
in Ahmedabad tomorrow, Naidu and Singh -- both former party
presidents -- will hold public meetings in Surat and Baroda
Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj will also
hold a public meeting in Ahmedabad after the monsoon session
of Parliament gets over.
BJP leaders from Uttar Pradesh will also hold a
demonstration in Lucknow on "misuse" of CBI tomorrow.
Modi`s close aide and former minister of state for home
in Gujarat Amit Shah is in custody and has been interrogated
by the CBI for his alleged complicity in the encounter of
The premier investigating agency, which has been asked
to investigate the case by the Supreme Court, is said to be
zeroing-in on Modi himself, sending BJP into devising a
strategy to protect him.
As part of this endeavour, BJP had announced that it
would hold public meetings and demonstrations across the
country from August 9 to 14.
On August 9, BJP secretary Kirit Sommaiya led a march
of BJP supporters to the CBI office in Mumbai.