New Delhi [India]: The Rouse Avenue Court of Delhi on Friday partly allowed an application moved by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seeking a No Objection Certificate (NOC) for the issuance of a fresh ordinary passport.
The Court granted No Objection Certificate (NOC) to Rahul Gandhi for 3 years. The additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vaibhav Mehta on Friday said Rahul Gandhi is granted NOC valid for 3 years.
Advocate Tarannum Cheema appearing for Rahul Gandhi said that there is no condition in the bail orders about the Applicant.
“People who have been involved in graver offences have been granted passports for ten years. It includes 2G and Coal scam etc. Issuance of passport for ten years is given as a matter of routine,” advocate Cheema added.
During submissions earlier, former Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy filed the reply in the Delhi Court, opposing Rahul Gandhi’s plea and submitted that the Applicant (Rahul Gandhi) has no-valid or effective reason for the passport to be issued for 10 years.
In the reply, it is submitted that “The application is devoid of any merit for issuance of Passport for 10 years.