Rahul Gandhi disdain case shut: Supreme Court acknowledges statement of regret, however requests that he be progressively cautious


The Supreme Court on Thursday shut the disdain procedures against Congress pioneer Rahul Gandhi over his ‘chowkidar chor hai’. Rahul Gandhi dealt with hatred indictments for wrongly crediting the ‘chowkidar chow hai’ comment to the Supreme Court.


Rahul Gandhi had on May 8 offered genuine expression of remorse in the SC for unfairly ascribing to it his “chowkidar chor hai” comment in the Rafale decision and said he holds the top court in the “most noteworthy regard and regard” and any attributions to it were “completely accidental, non-wilful and unintentional”.

The three-page testimony was documented by the then Congress president after he had drawn fire from the SC on April 30 over his previous sworn statement in which he had not straightforwardly conceded his slip-up for inaccurately crediting the supposedly disdainful comment to the top court.

Lekhi recorded the disdain supplication against Gandhi for the “chowkidar chor hai” comments against Modi, which the SC had said were mistakenly credited to it.


The peak court on April 15 had given a straight out explanation that in its Rafale decision there was no event for it to make a notice of the derisive perception that “chowkidar Narendra Modi chor hain” as has been credited to it by Rahul Gandhi.

Gandhi, in his clarification recorded in the court before, had said that his announcement was made in the “warmth of political crusading” and there was not the “smallest aim to imply” anything with respect to the Supreme Court procedures in any way.

He had said that his April 10 articulation was made in simply political setting to counter the “deception battle” being driven by senior BJP functionaries just as the legislature that the zenith court decision of December 14 a year ago was a “perfect chit” to the Center in regards to every one of the parts of the Rafale bargain.


Senior advocate AM Singhvi, showing up for Gandhi, had told the seat, that the Congress head communicated lament over the illegitimate attribution to the summit court.

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, showing up for Lekhi, had presented that the expression of remorse offered by Gandhi ought to be dismissed and move must be made against him according to the law.