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Rahul Gandhi in Jaipur: 'PM Modi behind Rs 1,600-crore Rafale deal'

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Subhayan Chakraborty | Updated on: 11 Aug 2018, 06:59:40 PM
Rahul Gandhi in Jaipur LIVE: Launches Congress' election campaign (Photo: Twitter/@INCIndia)

New Delhi:

Amid great cheers to the sound of drumbeating and  warm welcome by a huge crowd followed by tight security, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a roadshow in Jaipur, kick-starting the party's election campaign in view of the Assembly polls ahead. Rahul will meet party leaders in the state after the show. The face of the Congress party will address a diverse gathering at the Ramlila ground in Jaipur. Rahul is expected to discuss the strategy for the upcoming elections and chalk out a plan for the party leaders during his one-day long visit. The total distance of roadshow is expected to be around 12 kilometre. The Congress president hit the roads in a specially designed open bus for the three-hour-long roadshow.

Here are the highlights:

# Congress president Rahul Gandhi extends best wishes to Congress workers at the grassroot level; Rajasthan Assembly election will be won by their efforts and their voice will be heard.

# People go to courts to seek justice but under Modi govt. Supreme Court judges had to seek help from media and the public: Rahul Gandhi

# During Demonetisation, PM Modi did not even listen to the RBI Governor and made MSMEs suffer.

# Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn't protect women, farmers: Rahul Gandhi

# In Uttar Pradesh, a BJP MLA rapes a woman. Instead of protecting the woman, BJP government supports rapists.

# Modi government waived off loans worth Rs. 2,00,000 crore of 15 businessmen in the last two years but PM Modi remained silent on loan waivers for farmers: Rahul Gandhi

# PM Modi’s promises failed on all fronts; Modi did not spare a minute to answer my questions on rafale deal and corruption: Rahul Gandhi

# Rafale deal: Rahul Gandhi alleges that PM Modi himself gave Rs 1600 crore to the French company for one aircraft while the UPA government had bought an airplane for Rs 540 crore.

# Congress president Rahul Gandhi conducts a roadshow in Jaipur.

# Enthusiastic Congress supporters come out in huge numbers to welcome Congress President.

# In preparation for the upcoming state elections in Rajasthan, I will be in Jaipur today, to meet with citizens, Congress party workers and leaders and to address a public meeting at Ramleela Maidan at 4.30 pm, Rahul Gandhi tweeted earlier today.

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First Published : 11 Aug 2018, 02:10:11 PM