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‘Rahul Gandhi attributing words to Supreme Court in Rafale order’: BJP lawmaker moves court

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi filed contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi for his remarks on recent Supreme Court verdict in Rafale case.

india Updated: Apr 12, 2019 11:38 IST
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A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will hear the plea on April 15.
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will hear the plea on April 15.(PTI File)
         

BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt action against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for attributing his remarks on the recent Rafale verdict to the apex court.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it will hear the plea on April 15.

Lekhi in her plea said Gandhi has attributed his personal remarks to the top court and tried to create prejudice.

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Lekhi, told the bench that Congress president made a remark that the “Supreme Court has said, chowkidaar chor hai” in the verdict.

First Published: Apr 12, 2019 11:38 IST

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