Govt harassing Sonia Gandhi: Alva

Margaret Alva

New Delhi: Opposition vice presidential candidate Margaret Alva has torn into the government for grilling Congress’s interim president Sonia Gandhi in connection with the National Herald case. She said on Thursday that the government was harassing Sonia Gandhi through the Enforcement Directorate.

“It’s ironic that on a day we may elect a woman as the next President of India, the Government through its enforcement agencies is targeting and harassing another woman - Sonia Gandhi Ji, the President of the Congress, and one of the tallest and most respected leaders of India,” Margaret Alva said.

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Margaret Alva is the joint Opposition candidate for vice presidential election to be held on 6 August. She will contest against NDA’s nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar.