Narendra Modi, Amit Shah have hit soul of democracy by using Pegasus against India, its institutions: Rahul Gandhi


NEW DELHI: Targeting the Narendra Modi government over the Pegasus snooping scandal, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah have ”hit the soul of democracy” by using the Israeli spyware against India.
“Narendra Modi and Amit Shah have hit the soul of democracy by using Pegasus against India, its institutions,’’ Rahul Gandhi said.
Addressing the media outside the Parliament, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi, along with several other Opposition parties, slammed the Center over reports of alleged snooping using the Pegasus spyware.
The Gandhi scion said that the Parliament was not being disrupted by the Opposition as is being claimed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “We are not disturbing Parliament, we are only fulfilling our responsibility,’’ Rahul Gandhi said while countering the government charges.