Chennai, Mar 26 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu Congress legislators will conduct a sit-in protest in the house on Monday condemning the disqualification of a senior leader, Rahul Gandhi as a Member of Parliament. The protest will continue for 24 hours and end only on Tuesday morning. The Congress party will also move a special resolution in the assembly in protest to the ‘Murder of Democracy’.
This was announced by the Congress legislative party leader, Selvaperithungai on Sunday while interacting with media persons. He said that the legislators will wear a black attire in the assembly and participate in the ongoing budget session in the house.
He said, “We will hold placards saying #StandWithRahul and stage sit-in protest by staying in the house throughout the night to show the unity of the opposition.”
Meanwhile, in a related development, Congress cadres conducted a hunger strike in front of the memorial of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi at Sreeperumbadur.
The cadres shouted against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and called upon the central government to withdraw the case against Rahul Gandhi.