Rahul, who is on a three-day visit to Kashmir, took a dig at the BJP for calling his visit to Jammu and Kashmir a “tourism” trip.
The delegation urged the Congress leadership to pressurize the Centre to release the package without any delay, as the people are getting restless.
The visit is important in the backdrop of the declining popularity of the PDP-BJP coalition government and what many call the uncertain future of the coalition government.
Rahul Gandhi said the previous UPA government at the Centre had initiated several schemes for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, especially the farmers.
Rahul Gandhi visited Balakote tehsil to meet families of those killed in Pakistani shelling on August 15
“Unless and until we empower the members of the panchayats, peace can never return to Jammu and Kashmir,” Rahul Gandhi said.
State Congress president Ghulam Ahmad Mir, Rahul Gandhi will travel to Srinagar on August 28.
Calling the Congress vice-president a ‘liar’, Irani claimed that Gandhi family had failed to deliver on their development promises to Amethi, which had to wait for all these years to get a rail line.
Congress members are curious whether the widely distributed questionnaire is part of Rahul’s efforts at democratising the party or a subtle way of finding out who is in which camp.
Rahul Gandhi said that the midnight crackdown and arrest of protesting students at Film and Television Institute of India, Pune, was a “symbol” of what is happening across the country.
Rahul Gandhi says govt will collapse under pressure of protests.
Rahul Gandhi was on his way to the Lucknow Airport to catch a return flight to New Delhi when he saw the 25-year-old youth lying on the Lucknow-Sultanpur road.
Rahul Gandhi also attacked Narendra Modi for his foreign tours, claiming that the NDA government was working for a few selected industrialists.
On a two-day visit to his constituency, Rahul was addressing villagers at a chaupal in Jainabganj village of Amethi.
Interacting with villagers in his parliamentary constituency, Rahul Gandhi asked them whether anyone of them is wearing ‘suit-boot’.