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Rahul Gandhi seeks votes for Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi today hard sold the Delhi development model and the food security scheme as he spoke at his first election rally in the city,seeking people's support for Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to be voted into office for a fourth term. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)


The Congress Vice-President,who had launched virulent attacks on RSS and BJP at recent rallies in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh,accusing them of spreading hatred,today made no mention of the main opposition as he focused on issues of development and the question of changing the political discourse. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)


Neither did he make any reference to recent comments by himself that some of the victims of the Muzaffarnagar riots had been approached by Pakistani intelligence agencies which wanted to lure them into terrorism. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)


Reaching out to migrants,who constitute approximately a third of the population of Delhi,Rahul said the Congress government had been keenly hand-holding those who moved to the city from outside. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)


Lauding Dikshit for bringing about a turnaround in Delhi,he said that the Delhi Metro rail model was being adopted not only in different Indian states but also outside the country by Indonesia. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)


"Sheila Dikshit has changed Delhi. A shining metro rail today plies in Delhi. People from other states are inviting DMRC to start metro rail there. Indonesia has also invited Delhi Metro for a similar project in its capital,Jakarta.
Crowd at the rally. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)