FIR filed against Sonia Gandhi over remarks on PM-CARES Fund

Nation Next Newsroom | May 21, 2020 13:48

Sonia Gandhi

An FIR has been registered in Sagar Taluka of Shivamogga District in Karnataka against Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other leaders of the party over Congress party’s remarks on PM-CARES Fund. The FIR has been registered on the basis of a complaint by advocate Praveen KV over tweets made by the party’s official handle on May 11.

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Praveen KV, through the FIR, has alleged that through the tweets the congress party made false statements against PM Modi and the Central government in order to provoke people against the government. The advocate told ANI: “A Twitter account handled by All India Congress Committee headed by Sonia Gandhi had on May 11, 2020, published tweets terming PM CARES Fund as PM CARES Fraud. They had claimed that the PM CARES fund is not being used for the public.”

Praveen KV added, “They had also said that the Prime Minister was enjoying and going to foreign trips with this fund. This is clearly rumourous news against the Government of India in this COVID-19 pandemic situation. In this regard, I had filed a complaint. After a primary enquiry, the Sagar Police has filed an FIR against Sonia Gandhi, who heads the INC Twitter account.”