- Instructions given in the controversy surrounding Smriti Irani’s daughter
- Smriti Irani has filed a petition
- 2 crore has been sought for damages
Smriti Irani: Delhi High Court has issued summons to Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Pawan Khera and Netta D’Souza in the Smriti Irani bar dispute case. The High Court has issued this summon regarding the defamation suit filed by Union Minister Smriti Irani. Smriti Irani has demanded Rs 2 crore as damages from Congress leaders for the allegations leveled against her daughter.
Hearing the petition, Justice Mini Pushkarna has directed three Congress leaders to remove tweets, retweets, posts, videos and photos from social media regarding the allegations against Smriti Irani’s daughter. The court said that social media platforms Twitter, Facebook and YouTube will remove the related content if the respondents do not comply with the directions within 24 hours.
Will put the whole matter before the court – Jairam Ramesh
At the same time, Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh said on Friday after the Delhi High Court issued summons that he and other Congress leaders mentioned in this matter will put all the facts before the court and thwart the attempt by the Union Minister to dilute the matter. . He tweeted, “Delhi High Court has issued notice asking us to formally respond to the matter filed by Smriti Irani. We are eager to place the facts before the court. We will challenge and thwart the way Smriti Irani is trying to dilute the matter.
what is the whole matter
The Congress had accused Union minister Smriti Irani’s daughter of running an “illegal bar” in Goa, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi should sack Irani from his cabinet. Terming the Congress allegation as malicious, Smriti Irani claimed that her daughter has been targeted because of her vocal stand on Sonia and Rahul Gandhi’s “loot of Rs 5,000 crore” in the National Herald case. Congress’s Media and Publicity Head Pawan Khera had told the media that “The family of Union Minister Smriti Irani has been facing serious allegations of corruption. The restaurant run by her daughter in Goa was accused of issuing fake licenses to serve liquor. And this is not an allegation made by ‘quoting sources’ or agencies seeking political vendetta, but disclosed in information received under Right to Information (RTI).”
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