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‘Self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty’: Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi [India]: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that ‘self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty and an enemy of pluralism and diversity’ and expressed her anguish at the assault on freedom.

Addressing a special Congress Working Committee meeting here on the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement, Sonia said, “I am anguished by the assault on freedom. Self-appointed vigilantes are a threat to liberty and an enemy of pluralism and diversity. The party must always defend liberty and freedom of individuals and institutions”.

Meanwhile, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was not present at the meeting as he is down with viral fever.

The meeting was attended by senior leaders of the party. (ANI)