Patna, Jul 6 Rahul Gandhi was granted bail on Saturday after he appeared before a court here in a defamation case filed by BJP leader and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, days after a Mumbai court held that the Congress leader would face trial for alleged slander against the RSS.
alleged that he was being targeted for raising his voice against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP-RSS combine, and vowed to continue his fight.The Congress leader, who recently resigned as party president, surrendered before Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Kumar Gunjan, who is the judge for special MPs and MLAs court here, and was granted bail.
Sushil Modi’s counsel, Shambhu Prasad, said the court fixed August 8 as the next date of hearing in the case.
“We did not oppose his bail. The court explained to him the accusation against him and asked whether he pleaded guilty,” Prasad