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Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi and other Congress leaders released from detention

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New Delhi [India] August 5(ANI): Congress Member of Parliament Rahul Gandhi, Party’s General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and other Congress leaders were released from New Police Lines Kingsway Camp, Police Station, on Friday.

Congress leaders were detained while marching to Rashtrapati Bhavan to mark their protest against inflation, price rise, GST, and unemployment on Friday.

The Delhi Police has imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in the New Delhi district except for Jantar Mantar ahead of the Congress party’s call for nationwide protests against inflation and unemployment.

The party has decided to stage a pan-India protest on Friday and hold a demonstration outside the residences of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Droupadi Murmu, however, it was denied by the Delhi Police.

Despite no permission from the Delhi Police, the party leaders said that they will go ahead with their proposed protest march.

Visuals showed Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra jumping over a police barricade placed near the AICC office here during a party protest against price rise and unemployment in Delhi. She was later detained by police during the Congress protest. (ANI)

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