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Videos: Priyanka Gandhi Climbs Over Barricade, Dragged By Cops At Congress’s Price-Rise Protest

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in the course of the Congress protest in New Delhi.

New Delhi:

Police detained Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and different Congress leaders — dragging them into buses — from outdoors the occasion headquarters in Delhi right now as they had been protesting towards unemployment and price-rise.

Wearing black like different occasion leaders as a mark of protest, she had climbed over barricades to achieve the spot the place she held a quick sit-in earlier than being taken away by cops. Police had denied permission for the protest, citing regulation and order.

Her brother, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, too was detained a short while earlier than she was. The leaders had been restricted to a corridor in Kingsway Camp in GTB Nagar.

In a video tweeted by the occasion — apparently whereas going in direction of the occasion workplace for the protest — Priyanka Gandhi says, “The federal government thinks it might silence us. It thinks that by exhibiting its pressure, it might make us to quietly sit in buses… However we’ve a goal.”  

Earlier than pulling Priyanka Gandhi into a bus, police had been seen making an attempt to steer her to finish the protest. However she might be seen arguing with a policewoman, gesturing that she has a proper to protest.  

Police had barricaded key areas to disallow the plan. Prohibitory orders, banning massive gatherings in components of Delhi forward of the Congress march, had already been introduced by the administration. Citing these restrictions, police had additionally denied permission for the protest.

Ahead of the protest, Rahul Gandhi mentioned, “We’re witnessing the demise of democracy.”

“What India has constructed brick by brick, beginning nearly a century in the past, is being destroyed in entrance of your eyes. Anyone who stands towards this concept of onset of dictatorship is viciously attacked, jailed, arrested and overwhelmed up,” he mentioned.

The BJP retorted with a jibe, asking if there’s democracy throughout the Congress, calling it a “dynastic” occasion.

Earlier than beginning the protest, Congress MPs led by occasion chief Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi wore black garments to Parliament. Proceedings had been adjourned as Congress members created an uproar over the alleged misuse of probe businesses and the federal government “ignoring individuals’s points”.

A press release from the occasion mentioned its Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members would maintain a “Chalo Rashtrapati Bhavan” march from Parliament. Congress Working Committee (CWC) members and different senior leaders deliberate to participate in “PM Home gherao”.

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