Delhi Court Asks Subramanian Swamy To File His Reply By Friday On Rahul Gandhi’s Passport Plea

New Delhi, Might 24 (PTI) A metropolitan courtroom on Wednesday requested former BJP MP Subramanian Swamy to file his written submissions by Friday in response to a plea by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi for a no-objection certificates to facilitate issuance of an “atypical passport” to him after he surrendered his diplomatic passport upon his disqualification as an MP.

Gandhi, who was disqualified as a Lok Sabha member after his conviction in a defamation case, is an accused within the Nationwide Herald case during which Swamy is the complainant.

The Congress chief, whose sentence has been suspended within the defamation case filed over his remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surname, had moved the courtroom looking for a no-objection certificates on Tuesday.

Further Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Vaibhav Mehta noticed that whereas granting bail to Gandhi, the courtroom had positioned no restrictions on his journey. The courtroom, the Justice of the Peace mentioned, had rejected Swamy’s request for restrictions on Gandhi’s journey.

The Justice of the Peace mentioned for the reason that proper to journey is a elementary proper and the courtroom had positioned no restrictions on Gandhi’s motion, he travelled a number of occasions with out having to acquire permission from any courtroom.

Gandhi’s counsel Tarannum Cheema, who appeared together with advocates Nikhil Bhalla and Sumit Kumar, sought grant of a no-objection certificates (NOC) to the Congress chief so he may safe a recent passport.

ACMM Mehta, nonetheless, mentioned Swamy has the appropriate to file a reply on the appliance. The courtroom allowed Swamy to file his response by Might 26 after he sought time. The Justice of the Peace mentioned he’ll hear arguments on the matter the identical day.

“The applicant ceased to be a Member of Parliament in March 2023 and as such he surrendered his diplomatic passport and is making use of for a recent atypical passport. By the use of the current utility, the applicant is looking for permission and no objection from this Court docket for issuance of recent atypical passport to him,” the appliance mentioned. PTI MNR VN MNR SK SK

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