Goa bar row: Union minister Smriti Irani on Sunday sent a legal notice to the Congress party and its leaders Pawan Khera, Jairam Ramesh and Netta D’Souza for accusing her daughter of running an illegal bar in Goa.
Smriti Irani sends legal notice to Congress leaders
The Union minister had claimed that his outspoken stand in the National Herald case had led to a “malicious” allegation at the behest of the Gandhi family and vowed to fight back.
On behalf of Smriti Irani, her lawyer has sent a legal notice to Congress and its leaders Jairam Ramesh and Pawan Khera.
The letter sent by the lawyers to the ministers said, “The allegations leveled by the counsels against our client are prima facie false, baseless and baseless information which has been, without any verification by you, the addressees and yet, publicly published and broadcast from
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Used by the public at large across the world. It is a part of a larger conspiracy to gain political mileage by sensationalizing falsehoods, misrepresentations and false narratives; And obviously the prestige, goodwill, social and political prestige and also the character of our client.”
The letter further read, “Our clients are aggrieved that these allegations have been made with the knowledge of their lies, or at least in the reckless disregard of the truth.” Goa bar row
“The false allegations were aimed at hurting the reputation of our client as a minister and a person in public life, and at the same time outraging the modesty of him and his daughter. These are serious offenses under the Indian Penal Code and an abusive language.” are also. Advocates liable to punitive damages.”
Addressing a press conference on Saturday afternoon, the Irani ad said the allegations were made “at the behest of the Congress leadership, that is, the Gandhi family”.
Irani, who is the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, dared to contest against her in Amethi again in 2024 and said that he would be defeated again.
“To the Gandhi family, who directed the press conference against my child, I ask you to send Rahul Gandhi back to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Amethi in 2024, and he will be defeated again. This is my promise. As a BJP worker and a mother.”
“The gentleman who sat there and laughed at my daughter’s character assassination, I’ll see you in the court of law and in the people’s court,” she said.
The Congress had held a press conference earlier in the day and alleged that an “illegal bar” was being run by his daughter in a restaurant in Goa. The party demanded that the minister should be removed from the Union Cabinet.
The press conference was addressed by party leaders Pawan Khera, Jairam Ramesh and Mahila Congress chief D’Souza. Goa bar row
Smriti Irani said that Jairam Ramesh said that he is taking a position on the basis of RTI application. The minister said, “Where is my daughter’s name mentioned in this? The allegation that my daughter runs an illegal bar is malicious, not only with the intention of killing her character, but also to defame me politically. “