Surat , May 2 (GCCurrentAffairs) A local court here on Thursday summoned Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his alleged derogatory remarks against the community to which PM Narendra Modi belongs to.
This is third time Rahul being summoned by a Gujarat court in recent times.
The court of CJM B H Kapadia has fixed June 7 as the next date of hearing.
Local BJP MLA Purnesh Modi had filed the defamation suit under section 399 and 400 of the IPC last month after the April 13th remarks of Rahul in Kolar of Karnataka. Taking a jibe at PM Modi and his alleged proximity to fugitives like Nirav Modi and Lalit Modi, he had said that all the Modi’s were Chor.
Purnesh Modi in his complaint said that he has felt offended by the statement.
Notably, on Wednesday another Gujarat court in Ahmedabad had summoned Gandhi for terming BJP President Amit Shah a murder accused. Prior to that for his statement also said that about large scale deposit of scrapped notes was deposited in Ahmedabad district cooperative bank soon after demonetisation, another summon was issued for him by a court in Ahmedabad in April.