Raipur: Chhattisgarh Congress has condemned the act of using Pegasus spyware to target politicians, high level officials, senior opposition leaders, journalists and lawyers by the Modi government terming it as illegal and unconstitutional.
Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee communications department head Shailesh Nitin Trivedi said that today's latest revelations have revealed that the cell phones of former All India Congress Committee President Rahul Gandhi and his office staff were also hacked. The report states that the spyware Pegasus was also being used to hack cell phones during the 2019 Parliamentary General Elections. Pegasus spyware and all NSO product agencies have killed democratic values by buying and misusing spyware to hack the phones of opposition leaders, journalists, lawyers and activists.
He informed that the All India Congress Committee (AICA) has decided to hold protests across the country demanding judicial inquiry under the supervision of the Supreme Court and the sacking of home minister Amit Shah.
Under the guidance of AICC state Incharge PL Punia and orders of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee President Mohan Markam, the State Congress Committee will march from Rajiv Bhavan to Raj Bhavan as a protest on July 22 2021 at 12 noon on the Pegasus spyware issue, followed by a press conference at 1 pm.