'Modi Thieves Remark': Rahul Gandhi Appears In Surat Court

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared before a Surat court on Thursday in connection with a defamation case filed against him by BJP MLA from surat. He told the court he was aware of the charges leveled against him and pleaded not guilty to the same.

The case pertains to a statement made by Rahul Gandhi during a rally in Karnataka ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Rahul Gandhi said, "Nirav Modi, Narendra Modi, Lalit Modi... how come they all have Modi common surname? How come all thieves have Modi as a common surname?

Following his appearance in court, Rahul Gandhi tweeted, " I am in Surat today in a defamation case filed against me by my political opponents, desperate to silence me. I am grateful for the love and support of the Congress workers who have gathered here to express their solidarity with me".

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