Congress backs Priyanka Gandhi as she hits out at opposition for ‘targeting Robert Vadra without proof’

Priyanka Gandhi hit out at the opponents saying her husband was being attacked for political gains.

By: Express News Service | Rae Bareli | Updated: April 22, 2014 3:06 pm

Raising the poll pitch in Rae Bareli, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday broke her silence on the attacks directed at Robert Vadra, saying the opposition has been maligning her husband with “false allegations”.

Addressing people at Rae Bareli, Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka hit out at the opponents saying her husband was being attacked for political gains. “The more they attack my family, the stronger we would emerge,” she further said.

According to reports, the Congress later backed Priyanka Gandhi, saying the BJP constantly targeted Robert Vadra without proof as part of a malicious campaign.

Later, talking to mediapersons, Priyanka asserted that she would stand by her husband who has repeatedly been attacked by opposition leaders over “false charges”.

She expressed her concern saying the poll campaign, which should aim towards benefit of people, is being used to make personal attacks on her family.

During her speech, Priyanka further reached out to people saying “the country accepted my mother despite the fact that she was not born in India”. She also urged people to “vote for development”, adding that Rae Bareli knows that “Sonia Gandhi works honestly”.

Reacting to Priyanka’s attack, BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi took a dig saying “it is obvious for an Indian wife to feel bad about any attack on husband”. She, however, added that people of the country were even more sad because of the misdeeds of the Congress.

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    Robert
    Apr 22, 2014 at 8:23 am
    Will there be smoke without fire. Bofors scandal tarnished the integrity of Rajive hi, depriving the army the much needed artillery guns for almost 3 dacades. Why is it the first family's name should appear in atleast one scandal? The onus to prove clean rests upon him.
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    Ravindra Ahuja
    Apr 22, 2014 at 12:18 pm
    Please, who started poisonous personal attacks on Modi and BJP. your beloved mother and your clueless brother, So don;'t pretend that opposition started.Are you honestly saying that yoru Husband made money by legal means and he is innocent? Please prove it or shut it.
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    Murthy
    Apr 22, 2014 at 8:32 am
    Priyanka, could you please let the country know how your husband could manage to multiply his wealth in such a short time. we as country's younger potion who are educated wants to adopt the same and inturn would increase the tax revenues to govt.
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    mms
    Apr 22, 2014 at 8:18 am
    She feels for he husband now. He can malign the system with the advantage of being Priyanka's husband. Why is he hiding ?
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    luit
    Apr 24, 2014 at 2:23 pm
    so u vatican agent why you are posting issues regarding India ?
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    Condemner
    Apr 22, 2014 at 8:25 am
    Lol, RoFL :)
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    Om
    Apr 22, 2014 at 8:27 am
    Your own B team AAP is responsible to start the Vadra saga. Sack your B team openly as they are playing a clever but dangerous political game.
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    Richard Nicholas
    Apr 22, 2014 at 8:21 am
    Forgive them Priyanka for they know not what they say or do! You keep going! You and the secular forces will win again and will form the UPA III ! Es baar phir vote Panja par!
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