Rahul Gandhi Enforcement Directorate News Updates Live: Just shy of 500 Congress functionaries detained while protesting in Delhi - The Economic Times

The Delhi Police on Monday detained 459 Congress workers and senior leaders, including Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, K C Venugopal and Mallikarjun Kharge, for not following police directions for the maintenance of law and order in the national capital, officials said.They also said that allegations of manhandling and injuries to protesting Congress leaders during police action will be diligently looked into. Hundreds of Congress workers in Delhi took to the streets and several senior leaders were detained amid a massive show of strength by the party which had called for a Satyagrah march against the Enforcement Directorate's questioning of its former president Rahul Gandhi in a money-laundering probe linked to the National Herald newspaper.The opposition party alleged that some of its leaders were manhandled by the police. It lashed out at the government for "not allowing" peaceful protests.

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