P Chidambaram, on Tuesday, stated that they may proceed their ‘satyagraha’ in opposition to the Centre’s ‘misuse of the legislation’. | PTI

On the second day of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s interrogation on the Enforcement Directorate’s workplace in New Delhi, senior get together chief P Chidambaram, on Tuesday, stated that they may proceed their ‘satyagraha’ in opposition to the Centre’s ‘misuse of the legislation’.

Rahul Gandhi has been summoned by the ED for the second day for questioning in a money-laundering probe linked to the Nationwide Herald newspaper case.

‘Protesting in opposition to the Centre’s misuse of legislation’

Chatting with ANI, Chidambaram stated, “We’re protesting in opposition to the Centre’s misuse of legislation. If ED follows the legislation, we’ve no drawback. However ED shouldn’t be following the legislation. We’re asking what’s the scheduled offence? There is not any reply. Which police company has registered an FIR? There isn’t any reply. Give us a replica of the FIR. There isn’t any reply.”

He added that because the probe company shouldn’t be following the legislation in a democratic set-up, the get together is entitled to protest.

“So within the absence of the scheduled offence, within the absence of police company registering an FIR and giving us a replica of an FIR, the place is the query of ED investigation beneath PMLA? For quite simple questions, there are not any solutions. Clearly, they don’t seem to be following the legislation and in a democracy, we’re entitled to protest,” the previous Union Minister of Finance concluded.

Additional posing a query for individuals, the 76-year-old politician additional requested, “Is there any BJP chief in opposition to whom the ED has registered a case within the final 4-5 years? Is there any BJP-ruled state like Haryana, Madhya Pradhya, or Karnataka, the place the ED has registered a case? If this legislation applies to the entire of India, why does this apply to Opposition states and Opposition leaders?”

“Every part concerning the Youth India, Related Journal tractions are recorded within the Revenue Tax return within the steadiness sheet of the corporate. The Revenue Tax case is pending earlier than the SC. Each Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others have filed affidavits within the Supreme Courtroom. The SC file is the general public, all of the info are said there. What’s the questioning? What’s the questioning you wish to know? Each transition is recorded within the steadiness sheet and in an earnings tax return and if in case you have doubt learn the affidavits filed within the SC. What’s the sudden discovery of the PMLA case?” he said.

When requested concerning the BJP’s allegations in opposition to the get together relating to the case, the Congress chief stated, “not one of the BJP leaders is aware of the info.”

Rahul Gandhi reaches ED workplace

Rahul Gandhi has reached the ED workplace for the second day of questioning. On Monday, the interrogation started at 11 am and the primary spherical of questioning concluded at round 2.15 pm for a lunch break.

The Congress chief returned to his residence adopted by his go to to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital within the nationwide capital the place his mom and get together interim president Sonia Gandhi is admitted because of COVID-related points.

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