‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ remark made in heat of political campaigning: Rahul Gandhi tells SC



Ananthakrishnan G Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed He said These form part of an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court which had sought Gandhi The court will consider the matter again on Tuesday. In her plea, Lekhi said Gandhi, while referring to the court After the April 10 order: Gandhi had said: In his affidavit, Gandhi said: 04.2019, at the time of and in my statement, the issues relating to court proceedings unfortunately got juxtaposed and mingled with a political slogan being used extensively by answering Respondent That slogan is It is unfortunate that this slogan got intermingled with my comments on and references to the Apex Court It has been used (and misused) by my political opponents to project that I had deliberately and intentionally suggested that this Court had said Chowkidar Chor Hai! Nothing could be farther from my mind. It is also clear that no court would ever do that and hence the unfortunate references (for which I express regret) to the court order and to the political slogan juxtaposition in the same breath in the heat of political campaigning ought not to be construed as suggesting that the court had given any finding or conclusion on that issue, His statements, he said, were made He, however, took the opportunity The affidavit stated that Modi had 04.2019 wherein, in reply to a question about the Rafale deal, the Prime Minister clearly suggested that the Hon Several limbs of the Government and of the ruling party have repeatedly stated that the order dated 14.12.2018 of this Hon04.2019 rejecting the challenge of maintainability of the review petition by the Government and deciding to go ahead with the hearing of the matter was seen generally as a vindication of the stand of several sections opposed to the government and the ruling party He said he Also read: It His credibility takes a hit. He lost his credibility.