At Rahul Gandhi’s last election rally in Gandhinagar, various members of the audience expressed disappointment with the BJP government over a number issues, some calling the government one for the rich.
He said the Congress will have to give representation to women at every level unlike the RSS which, he claimed, has closed its doors to women.
“Rahul Gandhi opposed Nirma and instructed Jayanthi Natarajan to not give environmental clearance. Was willing to kill jobs in Gujarat to undermine to hurt developmental agenda of Narendra Modi”
“We have got a complaint regarding telecast of an interview. We have collected the DVDs. We will be doing due examination & look into whether it has violated Rules 126 RP Act or not,” Election officer said.
“Some Congress leaders in Delhi told me not to campaign too much in Gujarat as it is a BJP stronghold. But I said I will campaign extensively,” the Congress president-elect said
PM Modi had addressed 34 public rallies in his home state, while Rahul Gandhi addressed 30, counting from the day the polls were announced on October 25. Rahul also spoke at scores of corner sabhas, held interactions with various groups, and visited 12 temples.
Addressing a press conference in Ahmedabad, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said PM Narendra Modi has also stopped talking about education, hospitals and farmers’ issues.
BJP chief Amit Shah addressed 31 rallies while travelling 6,665 km in his home state since November 21
Asked how will his party give reservation to the Patel community, a section of which is on warpath with the BJP government, breaching the cap of 50 per cent set by the Supreme court, Gandhi said, “The Congress party’s manifesto is clear about it.”
Moving away from the style of sending a barrage of questions in election rallies, the Congress chief has picked a few issues for each day effectively drawing more attention on the issues.
When Gujarat went to polls in 2002, 2007 and 2012, the schedule for the Parliament’s winter session was not tinkered with. In fact, polling took place even as the winter session was underway
Gujarat elections: Rahul Gandhi said, “There is a massive undercurrent, I am actually little surprised, I had expected BJP to fight with more strength.”
“Gujarat ki janta ne do kaam iss chunaav mein achhe se kara diye. Dr Manmohan Singh ji ka mooh khulwa diya, aur doosra Rahul Gandhi ko mandir jaana sikha diya,” said Adityanath.
Rahul targeted the prime minister over the state of Dalits in 22 years of BJP rule in Gujarat.
Rahul Gandhi, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Monday denied permission to hold roadshows in the city.