Congress has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his “silence” and condemn the Dadri lynching incident.
Sources in the party said that prior to Mathura meet, Rahul had met around 15 senior leaders from UP individually, including some former and sitting MPs, who have been sidelined in state politics.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted photos confirming his presence in Aspen.
“The young ‘Mr India’ of the old party is as always missing from the scene (Bihar polls) without leaving any clue,” said the editorial in RSS mouthpiece Panchjanya said.
Sources said Rahul’s loyalists are trying again to move a resolution in the Congress Legislative Party (CLP).
Prasad also advised Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to ask Congress president Sonia Gandhi why an inter-ministerial group under the UPA government had not deemed Bihar a fit case to get special category status.
Krishna Allavaru’s presence in the House was attributed to Rahul’s way of keeping a tab on the performance of the Congress party in the House.
The BJP claimed the institute’s manager had stated that nobody by the name of the Congress leader had either attended its event or was scheduled to participate in future.
Pardhan accused Amarinder of acting like an agent of PM Narendra Modi.
The BJP said the party may have sent its VP on a “forced vacation” because “his stay anywhere near Bihar” would have harmed the party
Congress had initially claimed that Rahul was on a personal visit but later said that he was attending a conference in the US.
Transport Minister Gadkari said Congress leaders have been indulging in “spreading baseless allegations” on the land Bill.
Naidu also said Gandhi’s certificate is not required for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity as “it is increasing by day”.
Immediately after his return from an eight-week sabbatical earlier this year, Rahul trekked to the Kedarnath shrine. And on Monday, he visited the temple town of Vrindavan on the day it celebrated Radha Ashtami.
Describing Congress as a “family”, Rahul Gandhi said people with different voices debate ideas and work together in the party.