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Supreme Court has given a message that showing mirror to power cannot be sedition: Congress

New Delhi, May 11 (Agency)

The Congress on Wednesday said the country’s top court has given a message that showing a mirror to power cannot be sedition, in the backdrop of the Supreme Court staying all proceedings in sedition cases. The party also said that the apex court’s order has also proved that the promise made by the Congress to abolish the sedition law in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections was the right path.

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “Speaking the truth is patriotism, not sedition. Telling the truth is patriotism, not treason. Listening to the truth is the state religion, crushing the truth is obstinacy. Don’t be afraid!” Party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said, “It is the national religion to show the mirror to the power. It cannot be anti-national. This is the clear message given by the Supreme Court today. The people have stood up, now the people cannot be suppressed.” According to Surjewala, “Congress wanted to abolish this law in 2019, today the Supreme Court’s arrangement has proved that our path is right.” The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed all proceedings in sedition cases and directed the Center and states not to register any fresh FIRs on sedition charges until the government revisits the colonial-era law. be done. Chief Justice N. A bench of Justice V. Ramana, Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima Kohli said that all pending cases, appeals and proceedings relating to the charge of sedition should be kept adjourned.

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