OROP Suicide: BJP & Congress Engage In War Of Words Over Rahul Gandhi’s Detention

A major political storm was triggered after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal were detained for protesting outside RML hospital after ex serviceman allegedly committed suicide over OROP issue. Congress lashed out at the Centre after cops detained Rahul Gandhi when he was trying to enter the hospital to meet the victim’s family. The BJP was quick to react and accused Gandhi and Kejriwal of indulging in politics over death. The Indian Express spoke to Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and this is what they had to say.