National Herald Case: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has taken major action in the National Herald case on Wednesday. The ED has temporarily sealed the premises of the Young Indian Company at the National Herald office in Delhi. Also directed that the premises should not be opened without the permission of the agency. At the same time, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has targeted the central government for the continuous action being taken by the Enforcement Directorate in the National Herald case.
Jairam Ramesh’s tweet, BJP on target
Questioning the action of the ED in the National Herald case, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has targeted the central government and BJP by tweeting. Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh has said in his tweet that blocking the way of Delhi Police to AICC Headquarters has become the norm rather than an exception! Why he did this is mysterious.
Earlier on Wednesday, the Congress alleged that the central government was misusing the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to harass opposition parties. Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury also claimed that the probe agency has become a tool of the BJP government to ruin the opposition parties. He made this remark when the ED on Tuesday raided several places belonging to the ‘National Herald’ newspaper.
National Herald case: Congress members create ruckus in Lok Sabha
At the same time, Congress members created a huge ruckus in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday regarding the action of the ED in the National Herald case. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury told reporters in the Parliament complex that the ruling party is not allowing us to raise the subject of ED in the House. Why is the government scared that we should speak in Parliament. He alleged that today an attempt is being made to malign the image of the National Herald, which is the voice of the freedom struggle. The ED is being misused and a conspiracy has been hatched against us.