The Congress has accused the Modi government at the Center of hijacking Indian democracy, citing a new report on spy software Pogasus. The Congress leader said that this work of the Modi government is treason.
Congress General Secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala on Saturday accused the ruling Modi government at the Center and said that once again a shocking report has come to the fore, according to which the central government is spying against the people of its own country and the general public is earning money. The money is being spent on spying. Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala and Mallikarjun Kharge on the disclosure of Pegasus deal said that the Modi government has taken democracy hostage, for which Prime Minister Modi himself is responsible.
Randeep Surjewala said that it is now clear that the government lied to the Parliament of the country. The people of the country were duped by the government and the citizens were lied to. He said that we will fix the responsibility in the house. Also asking the Supreme Court to take cognizance of the matter and initiate punitive action.
Surjewala said that the Congress party has already been saying that the Modi government is the master of illegal and unconstitutional espionage racket from the Israeli surveillance spyware Pegasus. Prime Minister Modi himself is involved in this! It is an abduction of democracy and an act of treason.
Surjewala said that this Pegasus spyware not only breaks the security of WhatsApp and the phone, but is also able to access the cellphone camera and microphone to capture all the activities around the phone, apart from blocking all the security features of the phone. can hack. The phone is also capable of listening to passwords, contact lists, text messages and live voice calls, and capture sent messages. He alleged that it can also plant fake data in cell phones to implicate people in false allegations.
Surjewala alleged that the Modi government had accused Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and his staff, former prime minister Deve Gowda, former chief ministers Siddaramaiah and Kumaraswamy, BJP leader and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia, BJP leader and cabinet minister Prahlad Singh Patel, his wife and employee, present Pegasus spyware was used to spy on IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnav and his wife, Union Minister Smriti Irani, his staff, Praveen Togadia, Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee and many other leaders.
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala claimed that Supreme Court judge, Election Commission, CBI Director Alok Verma and his wife and family, BSF chief KK Sharma, BSI IG Jagdish Maithani, RAW officer Jitendra Kumar Ojha and his wife, Indian Army The officers of the – Col Mukul Dev and Col Amit Kumar were also monitored through Pegasus. The Congress leader alleged that lawyers, activists and journalists were also included in the target list of the central government and Pegasus spyware.
Surjewala said the New York Times report claimed that the Indian government had bought spy software Pogasus from Israel’s NSO Group in 2017. According to this report, this software was bought in a defense deal of $2 billion made five years ago. In this defense deal, India also bought a missile system and some weapons. It also includes Pegasus and missile systems.
It is worth noting that so far neither the Indian government has admitted that it has bought Pegasus software from Israel, nor has the Israeli government accepted that it has sold this spy system to India.
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