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Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh arrested at Congress’ Save Democracy rally

The Congress rally twas scheduled to move from Jantar Mantar to the Parliament

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The senior Congress leadership along with thousands of party workers, took out a ‘Save Democracy March’ from Jantar Mantar to the Parliament House on Friday. The march led by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was to protest what they call the ‘anti-democratic’ policies of the BJP.

The three, along with other top party leaders courted arrest after they were stopped from marching to Parliament. They were later released.

Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh as they were being forced into the police station. (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)

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Rahul Gandhi addressing the crowds at Jantar Mantar, Delhi.

Launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Rahul Gandhi said only two people's writ runs in the country and those who stand against them are targeted with "false allegations".

Rahul said: Modiji had spoken of Ache Din, today the country is reeling under drought,farmers are committing suicides, but Modiji has nothing to say. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Thousands of Congress party workers gathered at Jantar Mantar to march along with their leaders to protest against BJP. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Sonia Gandhi attacked the Modi government, saying it should "not try to frighten" Congress and that life has taught her "to fight on".

"Do not make the mistake of thinking that the Congress party is weak. We will not allow democratic institutions to be weakened or destroyed," Sonia said at the rally. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Former PM Manmohan Singh, followed by Sonia Gandhi as they were taken to the Parliament Street police station. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also addressed the rally before the party leaders courted arrest at the Parliament Street police station when they were stopped from trying to march to Parliament. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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After the senior party leadership addressed the crowd, they joined the party workers gathered from across the country to march against the BJP's policies. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Manmohan SIngh, Sonia Gandhi and noted Congress leader Sachin Pilot as they march towards the Parliament. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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The Congress President along with the former prime minister, as they walk with close guard, shortly before being take to the Parliament Street police station. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Congress party workers storming up outside the Parliament Street police station as their senior leaders were forced inside. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Renuka Chowdhury, as she climbs up the closed door of Parliament Street police station, to protest the courted arrest of Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and other leaders. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)

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Congress party workers as they protest against the court arrest of the party's senior leadership. (Express Photo by Aaron Pereira)