District Congress Committee Doda today staged protest against what they described as a “muderous attack” on party Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat. Led by MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta who is also district president Doda Congress Committee , Congress workers raised slogans and took out a procession which passing after various markets culminated outside DC office Doda.
Speaking on the occasion MLC Naresh Kumar Gupta said alleged the BJP governments at the Centre and Gujarat havefailed to prevent the “murderous attack” on Gandhi, who is SPG protectee, member parliament and leader of the main opposition in the country.
“Gandhi was on a visit to Gujarat to meet the flood affected people.
The attack is the failure of the BJP government in the state and at the centre to ensure his safety and security,” he said.
Terming the attack as “murder of democratic values”, MLC said the voice of opposition was being crushed in the country.
He , however, said that Congressmen throughout country would fight against the “undemocratic modes and hooliganism being adopted by the BJP” tooth and nail.
Describing the incident as “highly shameful”, he said “the culture of violence, being encouraged against opponents, is dangerous for democracy in the country”.
Among others who participated in the protest include senior leaders Asif Jaan Gattu , Javed Lone ,Fayaz Ahmed , Wasim Ganai , Nasir Shah , Kamran Ganai , Quyoom Khan , Sanjay Manhas and others .