Addressing a public rally in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar, Congress President Rahul Gandhi assured that Congress will come to power in 2019 and help eradicate unemployment, waive off farm loans in Gujarat and other states. Launching a strong attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress Chief asked who was responsible for sending Masood Azhar back to Pakistan adding that Congress had jailed him but BJP freed him.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi also addressed her first political rally after assuming charges in Gandhinagar today. Asking the public to use vote as their weapons, Priyanka Gandhi asked them to pose right questions to the government. Attacking the Modi-led BJP government, she asked about promised employment, women’s safety and farm loans.
Earlier in the day, The Congress Working Committee (CWC) Tuesday resolved to “defeat the RSS/BJP ideology of fascism, hatred, anger and divisiveness”, during a meeting in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Members agreed that “no sacrifice is too great in this endeavour to defeat the ideology of RSS/BJP, no effort too little; this battle will be won”.
The meeting, chaired by president Rahul Gandhi, was held two days after the Election Commission announced seven-phased Lok Sabha polls from April 11 to May 19, before counting on May 23.