Congress protests against CAA, NRC, sits on ‘Satyagraha for Unity’


The Congress on Monday organised #SatyagrahaForUnity, a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), at Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial in New Delhi.

Along with Congress president Sonia Gandhi, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, other senior leaders of the party, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot Ahmed Patel and Anand Sharma were also seen in attendance.

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi also read the Preamble of the Constitution.

Many more leaders are expected to read the Preamble of the Constitution.

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The dharna will be held till 8 pm tonight.

Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi invited the students and youth of India to join the protest today.

“Dear Students & Youth of 🇮🇳, It’s not good enough just to feel 🇮🇳. At times like these it’s critical to show that you’re 🇮🇳 & won’t allow 🇮🇳 to be destroyed by hatred. Join me today at 3 PM at Raj Ghat, to protest against the hate & violence unleashed on India by Modi-Shah,” he tweeted.

Even Priyanka Gandhi appealed to people to join in.

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