Over the debate of disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from the Lok Sabha, an ongoing showdown between the BJP and the Congress over disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from the Lok Sabha Germany today responded to the issue and said,

  1. We have taken note of the verdict of first instance against Indian opposition politician Rahul Gandhi as well as the suspension of his parliamentary mandate. To our knowledge, Mr Gandhi is in a position to appeal the verdict,” Germany’s foreign ministry spokesperson said while addressing a press briefing.
    “We expect that the standards of judicial independence and fundamental democratic principles will equally apply to the proceedings against Rahul Gandhi,” the spokesperson said in her remarks, which were telecasted on public broadcaster Deutsche Well or DW.

While speaking in German, the spokesperson also said, “It will then become clear whether this verdict will stand and whether the suspension of his mandate has any basis.”


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