Congress takes out foot-march against Pegasus spyware, submits memo to Governor demanding inquiry

Congress takes out foot-march against Pegasus spyware, submits memo to Governor demanding inquiry

Raipur: Congress leaders and workers led by Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) President Mohan Markam took out a foot-march from Congress Bhawan, Shankar Nagar, to Raj Bhawan on Thursday to mark their protest against Pegasus spyware. A delegation of the Congress led by Markam submitted a memorandum to Governor Anusuiya Uikey demanding an inquiry into the spying on leaders including AICC former president Rahul Gandhi, security agency, people holding constitutional posts, journalists, media houses, and cabinet ministers. State Excise Minister Kawasi Lakhma was also present in the foot-march.

Terming the Central government as a traitor, Markam said that the government has reached the ‘bedroom’ of the people by misusing Pegasus spyware.

“The name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should be kept as ‘Bharatiya Jasusi Party’. People of Chhattisgarh, including former Congress President Bhupesh Baghel, was also spied by the BJP” said Markam.

Markam also demanded the resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah and said that the Central government has put national security at stake, The centre did not even spare judiciary.