Tushar Gandhi News: Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandson Tushar Gandhi has claimed that he has been taken into custody by the Mumbai Police. Tushar Gandhi has confirmed this by tweeting. Tushar tweeted and wrote that I had left home on August 9 to celebrate the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. Then the police took me into custody. (file photo)
New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi has been detained by the police. Tushar himself has claimed to have been detained by tweeting. Tushar tweeted that he has been detained at the Santa Cruz police station. However, he was released after some time.
Tushar Gandhi wrote on Twitter, ‘I have been detained for the first time in the history of independent India.’ Tushar wrote that he has been detained at the Santa Cruz police station. He claimed that I had left home on August 9 to celebrate the anniversary of the Quit India Movement. I am proud that my great grandfather Bapu and Ba were also arrested by the British police on the historic date.
For the first time in history of Indipendent India I have been detained at Santa Cruz Police Station as I left home to commemorate 9th August Quit India Day. I am proud My Great Grandparents Bapu and Ba had also been arrested by the British Police on the historic date.
— Tushar GANDHI (@TusharG) August 9, 2023
Tushar tweeted another. He wrote that as soon as I get permission to leave the police station, I will leave for August Kranti Maidan. Will remember the August Revolution Day and its martyrs.
Police released Tushar Gandhi
The police released Tushar after some time. Tushar tweeted and wrote that now he is being allowed to go. Going towards August Kranti Maidan. Inquilab Zindabad!