The Telangana Congress party has announced a postcard campaign to protest against the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi as a Member of Parliament. The campaign is aimed at highlighting the alleged injustice done to the former Congress president and to demand his reinstatement as an MP.
The campaign, which will be launched in Telangana, will involve sending postcards to the President of India, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha. The postcards will carry messages demanding that Rahul Gandhi be allowed to continue as an MP and that his disqualification be revoked.
The decision to launch the postcard campaign comes after the Election Commission of India (ECI) disqualified Rahul Gandhi as an MP from Amethi for allegedly not disclosing his income from a company in the United Kingdom. The ECI had received a complaint from a BJP leader, who alleged that Rahul Gandhi had declared his income as nil in his nomination papers for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, but had later disclosed that he was a director in a company called Backops Limited.
The Congress party has argued that Rahul Gandhi had not concealed any information and that he had mentioned his directorship in Backops Limited in his tax returns. The party has also accused the BJP of using the ECI to target its leaders.
The postcard campaign is expected to be a symbolic protest against what the Congress party sees as an attempt by the BJP to silence its leaders. The party hopes that the campaign will mobilize public opinion in its favor and put pressure on the government to reverse Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification.
The campaign is also seen as an attempt by the Congress party to revive its fortunes in Telangana, where it suffered a humiliating defeat in the 2018 assembly elections. The party hopes that the campaign will help it connect with voters and regain their trust ahead of the next assembly elections.
In conclusion, the postcard campaign launched by the Telangana Congress party is a symbolic protest against the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi as an MP. The campaign is aimed at highlighting the alleged injustice done to the former Congress president and to demand his reinstatement as an MP. The campaign is also seen as an attempt by the Congress party to revive its fortunes in Telangana and connect with voters ahead of the next assembly elections.