With odds heavily stacked against the UPA government, Rahul Gandhi has an uphill task of reviving the fortunes of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha elections. Strong anti-incumbency, a series of corruption charges and a lackluster economic performance have created a perception of a non-performing government at the Centre. Rahul, being the virtual PM candidate, will find it difficult to change the anti-Congress wave.
Kolkata North is one of the 16 constituencies chosen by Rahul for his experiment
For Rahul, the problem is that despite strong economic growth over the past decade, inequality in India has been surging.
The Congress is promising to introduce many of the youth’s demands in its 2014 election manifesto.
Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday condemned the statement of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asking Uttar Pradesh youth not to go to Punjab and Maharashtra to earn their livelihood.
Five months after AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi jointly addressed a rally with PM Manmohan Singh in Bundelkhand,he will again visit the region on Monday.
In a surprise visit,Rahul Gandhi went to Gopalgarh village and other neighbouring places in Rajasthan that had witnessed bloody clashes between two communities last month and met people to ascertain the root cause of the trouble.
“We are always in favour of new leadership. Rahul is our future leader,” Mukherjee said.
Rahul will arrive on Sept 26 for giving fillip to membership drive.
Rahul made an aerial survey of north Sikkim and met survivors in village and hospital.
Post-surgery,Congress president was expected to be back in Delhi by first week of September.
Gandhi had said that he was concerned over the logjam in the wake of Hazare’s agitation.
BJP MP Maneka Gandhi takes a swipe at Rahul Gandhi amid the raging controversy on corruption issue.
Chiranjeevi filled up a form seeking primary membership of the Congress at a function at the AICC headquarters in the presence of Rahul Gandhi and senior leaders.
AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit eastern UP on July 21 and 22 to participate in the Youth Congress membership awareness drive.