LIVE PC | Congress | CBI, ED Independence | Abhishek Manu Singhvi

by GoNews Desk Nov 15, 2021 • 05:26 PM Views 583

In context of yesterday'sordinance by the Centre extending the tenure of the heads of CBI (Central Buraeu of Investigation) and ED (Enforcement Directorate) by 5 years, senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi coducted a press conference on the institutional independence of the CBI and other agencies.

He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's slogan of "Aatmanirbhar"(self dependent) actually means "depend on me" for their career, and as a result, instead of upholding the law the agencies are "upholding the will of their political masters". Singhvi said that "the BJP is onsistently, deliberately, consciously, intentionally engaged in undermining institutions, sabotaging institution, creating security for the establishment instead of for the nation"