What does Rahul Gandhi’s conviction mean for Indian politics?

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India’s main opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has been expelled from parliament and sentenced to two years in jail.

Gandhi was convicted over a speech that a court said defamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

But is this fair or proportional? Or is it a sign of increasing political repression?

Presenter: Adrian Finighan


Sudhanshu Mittal – Senior leader and Bharatiya Janata Party politician

Supriya Shrinate – National spokesperson for the Indian National Congress Party

Tariq Ali – Author of ‘The Nehrus and the Gandhis: An Indian Dynasty’

Published On 26 Mar 2023

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