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Rahul Gandhi’s new passport case stuck, hearing in court today

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

The case of new passport of former Congress President and leader Rahul Gandhi is stuck. The petition related to giving a new passport to Rahul Gandhi will be heard in Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court today. Earlier, on May 24, a hearing has already taken place in this matter. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, the complainant in the National Herald case, has opposed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s recent plea for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to obtain a new ordinary passport valid for 10 years. Is.

Rahul’s lawyer gave this argument

Rahul Gandhi’s lawyer told a Delhi court that no criminal proceedings are pending against the Congress leader and it is his fundamental right to travel. Also, the lawyer said that in the National Herald case, the court had granted bail to Rahul Gandhi in the year 2015 itself. At that time also the court had not imposed any restriction on his travel. In this case, the court said that it has been pending since the year 2018. During this, Rahul Gandhi has traveled abroad several times. There is no chance of his escape. The court also agreed that it is their fundamental right to travel.

Also Read:Rahul Gandhi suddenly stopped at Shahbad on his way to Delhi.

Why does Rahul need a passport?

According to media reports, Rahul Gandhi surrendered his diplomatic passport after he lost his parliamentary membership. Due to being named in the National Herald case, a no objection certificate from the court is also needed to get the Congress leader issued an ordinary passport. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to leave for a week-long tour of the US on May 31. During this, he will address the people of the Indian community at Madison Square Garden in New York on 4 June. In addition, Rahul Gandhi will also attend a program at a University in California.

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