Jagjivan Ram true champion of social justice: Rahul

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday remembered former defence minister and Dalit leader Babu Jagjivan Ram, describing him as “a true champion of social justice”.

“Remembering Babu Jagjivan Ramji on his birth anniversary. A true champion of social justice, he dedicated his life to fighting inequality and injustice,” Gandhi said in a tweet.

Born on April 5, 1908 in a Bihar village, Jagjivan Ram died on July 6, 1986.

Bring to book those behind NIA officer’s death: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that those responsible for the murder of National Investigation Agency (NIA) officer Tanzil Ahmad must be brought to justice.

“Brutal murder of NIA officer Tanzil Ahmad investigating key terror cases including Pathankot is extremely shocking,” Gandhi tweeted.

“My heartfelt condolences to his family. Those responsible for his murder must be brought to justice,” he added.

Ahmad was returning with his wife after attending a wedding function near Sahaspur town of Bijnor late Saturday night when assailants on motor bikes pumped over 20 bullets into him, killing him. His wife also sustained serious injuries.

Police have termed the killing a planned attack.

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