Hindu Mahasabha files plea in SC seeking debarment of Rahul Gandhi from contesting Lok Sabha elections

Shruti Mahajan May 2 2019
Rahul Gandhi

The Hindu Mahasabha has moved the Supreme Court against Congress President Rahul Gandhi, seeking his debarment from contesting the Lok Sabha elections, owing to his citizenship.

The petitioner has alleged that Gandhi has acquired British citizenship, and that the Election Commission is required to decide on the question of his eligibility to contest the ongoing elections.

The matter was mentioned today for urgent hearing. However, the same was declined by the Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

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