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Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot, Surjewala, Rawat detained after protest march

While Congress leader P Chidambaram was also among the protesters near the ED office

Congress leaders Ashok Gehlot, Surjewala, Rawat detained after protest march
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Several senior Congress leaders were taken away in police buses on Monday after they marched from Akbar Road to the office of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Delhi ahead of party leader Rahul Gandhi's appearance before the central agency for questioning in a money laundering case.

Among those taken away were Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Congress general secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress leaders Harish Rawat and Jairam Ramesh, and AICC general secretary K C Venugopal.

While Congress leader P Chidambaram was also among the protesters near the ED office, he later left in a car.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel was also present close to the barricades near the office.

Rahul Gandhi on Monday appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper.

MLAs and MPs from various states had converged in Delhi for the march from the AICC headquarters to the ED office.

The march began from the All India Congress Committee (AICC) headquarters on Akbar Road.

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi accompanied the workers till a barricade on Motilal Nehru Marg from where they left for the ED office in a car.

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