Come July 21 and the Supreme Court will hear the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s appeal challenging challenging the Gujarat High Court's verdict which dismissed his plea seeking a stay on his conviction in a defamation case over his "Modi surname" remark.

Responding to his petition filed by Rahul, a bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices PS Narasimha and Manoj Mishra agreed to hear the plea.

Rahul’s senior advocate Abhishek Singhvi, sought listing of the appeal on July 21 or July 24.

The Supreme Court agreed to his submission.Rahul Gandhi has challenged the Gujarat High Court's verdict which dismissed his plea seeking a stay on his conviction in a defamation case over his "Modi surname" remark. The bench said it would hear it on July 21.

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