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After Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi comes out in support of Chidambaram
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After Priyanka, Rahul Gandhi comes out in support of Chidambaram

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Close on the heels of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, her brother and former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of former Union minister and senior party leader P Chidambaram, who is facing arrest in connection with the INX Media case.

Taking to Twitter, the Gandhi scion accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government of “disgraceful misuse of power”. According to the former Congress chief, agencies like the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) were being used by the Modi government to “character assassinate” Chidambaram.

Before Rahul, his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had voiced her opinion in support of Chidambaram. Hitting out at the central agencies, she alleged that the former finance minister was being “shamefully hunted dwn”.

After Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, her brother and former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of former Union minister and senior party leader P Chidambaram, who is facing arrest in connection with the INX Media case.

Taking to microblogging site Twitter, the Gandhi scion accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government of “disgraceful misuse of power”. According to the former Congress chief, agencies like the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) were being used by the Modi government to “character assassinate” Chidambaram.

Before Rahul, his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had voiced her opinion in support of Chidambaram. Hitting out at the central agencies, she made a post on Twitter: “An extremely qualified and respected member of the Rajya Sabha, PChidambaram_IN ji has served our nation with loyalty for decades including as Finance Minister & Home Minister. He unhesitatingly speaks truth to power and exposes the failures of this government.”

In another Tweet she continued: “…but the truth is inconvenient to cowards so he is being shamefully hunted down. We stand by him and will continue to fight for the truth no matter what the consequences are”.