Defamation case against Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 13:57

Muzaffarnagar: A defamation case has been
filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Uttar Pradesh`s
Prabudhnagar district by a Shiv Sena activist for his alleged
derogatory remarks against people of the state at a rally.

Shiv Sena activist Sanjay Sharma filed the complaint in a
local court yesterday, court officials said.

Gandhi, while kicking off Congress` UP election campaign
in Phulpur on November 14 had said, "People of UP are
appreciated for their hard work wherever they go in search of
job...How long will you beg in Maharashtra (for work)? How
long will you work as labourer in Punjab?"

The comment has sparked a controversy in the political


First Published: Saturday, November 19, 2011 - 13:57
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