Delhi Congress leaders and employees staged a protest close to BJP headquarters right here on Tuesday, demanding a judicial inquiry into the reported use of Pegasus spy ware towards journalists and politicians. The protesters led by Delhi Congress president Anil Kumar marched elevating slogans and carrying placards from their get together office on DDU Marg to the close by BJP headquarters. They had been stopped at a barricade by the police.
Addressing the protesters, Kumar alleged the federal government had a task within the snooping row and termed it as a nationwide safety risk. An worldwide media consortium on Sunday reported that greater than 300 verified cell phone numbers, together with of two serving ministers, over 40 journalists, three opposition leaders and one sitting decide in addition to scores of enterprise individuals and activists in India may have been focused for hacking via the spy ware.
The central authorities, nonetheless, dismissed allegations of any type of surveillance on its half on particular individuals, saying it “has no concrete foundation or reality related to it by any means”. The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) additionally staged a protest towards the snooping row on Tuesday led by nationwide president Srinivas B V, in accordance with an IYC assertion.
Seeking solutions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Srinivas stated, What crime and terror had been you preventing by spying on Rahul Gandhi’s cellphone? Which terrorist had been you preventing by spying on journalists? Which militant had been you preventing by spying on the Chief Election Commissioner? He demanded that the spying case be investigated on the earliest by the JPC and beneath the supervision of the Supreme Court. The assertion stated that scores of Youth Congress employees had been detained by the police through the protest, after which taken to the Mandir Marg police station..