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No chance of becoming PM after polls: Rahul

However,the Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has said that he 'cannot say anything about distant future'.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Banaskantha |
February 24, 2009 10:46:39 am

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi has said he has ‘no chance’ of becoming the Prime Minister if the party returns to power in the coming Lok Sabha elections but added he ‘cannot say anything about distant future’.

“No chance. Since the Congress has decided on present Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as its prime ministerial candidate of the UPA,the question does not arise,” he said,while interacting with tribals here on Sunday.

“As to whether I will be PM candidate in 2014,I cannot say anything about distant future,” the 38-year-old replied when a youth in Sanali village of Danta taluka here asked him when he would become the Prime Minister.

Rahul ended his two-day whirlwind tour of Gujarat on Monday evening.

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He started the second day of his tour by visiting Ambaji temple in North Gujarat early on Monday morning. Then he went to Gandhinagar where he inspected an enrollment drive by the Youth Congress.

Rahul thereafter visited the Youth Congress enrollment booth in Khanapur area and met with people who had lined up to join the party.

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