New Delhi: Union Law Minister Kiran Rijiju has said that foreign powers cannot interfere in the Indian judicial system. Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has lost his MP post in a case of defaming Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The German Foreign Ministry spokesperson said yesterday, “We have taken into consideration the verdict against Rahul Gandhi, his disqualification. He plans to appeal. We hope that the integrity of the Indian judiciary and India’s democratic ideals will resonate in Rahul Gandhi’s case as well,” he said.
The video of the German spokesperson’s interview was published on the Twitter page of the international section editor of DW, the country’s leading media.
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh posted on Twitter yesterday in connection with this video, “The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which highlighted the state of Indian democracy in the Rahul Gandhi case, and T.W. Thanks also to the teacher of the international section.
Union Law Minister Kiran Rijiju said in a post on Twitter yesterday:
Rahul Gandhi calls on foreign powers to interfere in India’s internal affairs. Foreign powers cannot interfere in Indian judicial system. India will never tolerate interference from foreign powers when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is present. Kiran Rijiju has said this.
Comment by Nirmala Sitharaman
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tweeted, “Congress wants foreign powers to interfere in India’s internal affairs. A call was made to assist in regime change during discussions held abroad. Now the Congress is thankful when the comments of support come out. What other evidence is needed than this,” he said.
In a post posted by BJP IT wing chief Amit Malviya on Twitter, “Congress invites foreign organizations to interfere in India’s internal affairs. It’s a shame. The law will not bend to anyone,” he said.