Opposition accuses Modi govt to ‘silence’ opponents using investigative agencies

New Delhi: The Opposition parties in a joint statement on Thursday accused Narendra Modi-led central government of targeting political opponents ‘through misuse of investigative agencies’. Further in the letter, the Opposition informed about intensifying their protest against the ‘Modi Sarkar’.

“The Modi Sarkar has unleashed a relentless campaign of vendetta against its political opponents and critics through the mischievous misuse of investigative agencies. Prominent leaders of a number of political parties have been deliberately targeted and subjected to harassment in an unprecedented manner,” said the Opposition in a joint statement.

The Opposition added, “We condemn this and resolve to continue and intensify our collective fight against the anti-people, anti-farmer, anti-Constitution policies of the Modi Sarkar that is destroying the social fabric of our society.”

This comes as Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday in the case related to the National Herald newspaper.

Meanwhile, Congress MPs on Thursday staged a protest in the Parliament against the central government over the questioning of Sonia Gandhi.

In this regard, the Congress has launched a nation-wide protests against the Modi government after claiming that India’s investigative institutions are being misused to ‘silence’ their opponents.

“Our nation’s institutional agencies cannot be pawns in BJP’s vendetta politics. The misuse of ED to attack opposition needs to stop,” tweeted official handle of Congress.

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