While supporting Rahul Gandhi’s decision, district senior Congress leaders are also urging party leaders to leave their posts and resign.
Sixteen MLAs including 13 from the Congress, have resigned and two Independents have withdrawn support to the 13-month-old Congress-JDS coalition government in Karnataka.
The defamation suit was filed by the bank against Gandhi after he alleged that it had swapped Rs 750 crore in scrapped currency with valid notes within five days of announcement of demonetisation.
Rahul Gandhi will appear before a court in the city regarding a defamation case relating to the Cooperative Bank and its Chairman.
The Congress leader alleged that despite the moratorium announced by the state government, financial institutions were harassing farmers for loan recovery.
According to Congress leaders, over 20 cases have been filed against their party president in various courts around India by RSS or BJP workers.
In a stunning poll result, Union minister Smriti Irani defeated Gandhi in his bastion by over 52,000 votes in the recent elections.
In a rare sight, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was seen raising slogans as the Karnataka political crisis echoed in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Rajasthan: Four petitions filed against Subramanian Swamy for 'cocaine' remarks against Rahul Gandhi
In his written complaint, Agrawal said Swamy alleged that Gandhi takes cocaine, and added that the BJP leader has no right and facts to make such a statement.
As per Amethi agenda, Rahul Gandhi will meet Congress workers at Gauriganj over a meal and will attend a programme at Shiv Mahesh College.