A day ago, Rahul had attacked PM in Parliament over rising prices of essential commodities and referred to him as “Arhar Modi” in an apparent jibe at the BJP slogan of ‘har har Modi, ghar ghar Modi” during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
The party is making grand preparations for its "UP Udgosh" meet, where Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address over 50,000 workers from all 403 assembly constituencies in the state.
Party’s CM face for 2017 polls, Sheila Dikshit, who had to leave the yatra hours after it was launched following bad health, was supposed to reach Kannauj and address a public meeting. Instead, she reached Kanpur.
Some of the specially designed cartoons show Akhilesh speaking about “Ummedon Ka Pradesh” with farmers committing suicide in the background next to a projector displaying his government’s metro and expressway projects.
Families of Arif and Dilnawaz are old friends but with the latter’s decision to pick BSP over his own party at the RS elections recently, the Congress has thrown its weight behind the former, who could well be its candidate next year.