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Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s occasion, which was imagined to happen on April 10 has been postponed additional and now will probably be held on April 16 at Kolar, Karnataka Congress unit president D Okay Shivakumar stated on Saturday.
Gandhi had deliberate to handle folks on April 10 on the identical place the place his speech throughout 2019 Lok Sabha elections had led to his disqualification from the decrease home of the Parliament, Shivakumar informed reporters right here.
Nonetheless, as a result of Meeting election associated works and the number of candidates, the social gathering leaders requested him to increase it by per week.
“We had requested Rahul Gandhi to increase the general public assembly by per week and he gave his consent. Gandhi and all leaders will come on April 16 for the ‘Jai Bharat’ occasion at Kolar,” Shivakumar stated.
He added that this will likely be Gandhi’s first public handle in Kolar after his disqualification from the Lok Sabha. He additionally stated that Gandhi’s disqualification was an insult to democracy.
“Cancelling the Lok Sabha membership of Rahul Gandhi, who had gained with a margin of seven lakh votes, is an insult to your entire democracy,” Shivakumar stated.
In accordance with the Congress sources, Gandhi’s occasion was earlier deliberate on April 5, which was modified to April 6. Then it was once more deliberate on April 9, which clashed with Prime Minister’s ‘Venture Tiger’ occasion in Mysuru. The date was then resheduled to April 10 and now as soon as once more it has been postponed to April 16.
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