Swamy, a vociferous critic of the Gandhi scion, said this after Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said the leaders calling Punjabis 'Nashedis' (Drug Addicts) should undergo the prescribed dope test first.
In April, the Home Ministry served a notice to Gandhi, asking him to clarify within a fortnight his ‘factual position’ on a complaint by BJP's Rajya Sabha MP, Subramanian Swamy questioning his citizenship status.
The Ministry of Home Affairs had issued a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on April 29 to clarify his nationality within a fortnight after Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subramanian Swamy alleged that he is a British national.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Deepak Gupta sought the response of the poll panel and directed it to apprise whether the number of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) samples can be increased for the satisfaction of the electorate.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court reinstated Verma as the agency chief, setting aside the CVC and the Centre's decision to divest him of his powers to function as its head but with a caveat that he will not take any policy decision till a high-level committee goes into the issue afresh within a week.