POLITICS
21/08/2019 10:37 AM IST

Priyanka Gandhi Says Chidambaram Is Being 'Shamefully Hunted Down'

Priyanka Gandhi also said that the Congress stands by Chidambaram.

Pawan Kumar / Reuters

NEW DELHI — Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday slammed the government over the action of probe agencies against former finance minister P Chidambaram, alleging that he is being “hunted down” as he speaks the truth which is “inconvenient to cowards”.

Priyanka Gandhi also said that the party stands by Chidambaram.

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Her expression of strong support to Chidambaram, who has also been a home minister, came a day after the Delhi High Court refused to grant him any protection from arrest in the INX media case.

Hours after the High Court ruling, a team of CBI officers landed at Chidambaram’s posh Jor Bagh residence to locate him, but left after not finding the senior Congress leader there.

Priyanka Gandhi said in a tweet