Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Rahul once again offers prayers at Somnath Temple

Indian Muslims Indiscipline, irrelevant remarks cost Congress Gujarat election, accepts CWC
Eleanor Moreno | 24 December, 2017, 03:33

Terming the trial court verdict in 2G spectrum case a vindication of the Congress' stand, party president Rahul Gandhi today alleged that the ruling BJP's whole architecture and foundation were based on "lies". Sonia Gandhi arrived a little before Rahul for the meeting and was accorded a warm reception by the committee members.

He along with Congress General Secretary in-charge Ashok Gehlot and Gujarat Congress President Bharatsinh Solanki performed puja at the temple.

Sensing the damage the news could do in the majority Hindu state, Gujarat, during the elections, the Congress came up with a claim that Rahul is a janeu-dhari (the one who wears Brahminical thread) Hindu.

"Raising issues of people, struggling for these issues in towns and cities and building a consensus, this will be the Congress way".


After the decision on one of the biggest corruption scandals which took place during Manmohan Singh's government, the 47-year-old Congress chief said, "You all know the truth now about 2G, the truth is in front of you". "Desperate times call for desperate measures?" tweeted the Congress.

"During Gujarat elections, it seemed like the Congress leaders and the BJP leaders were not campaigning for elections but were trying to visit the maximum number of temples".

Owaisi, earlier in the day, ridiculed Rahul's temple visit during Gujarat election campaigning, while saying that it is nothing but unscrupulous vote bank politics.

The BJP retained power by winning 99 seats in the 182- member Assembly while the Congress bagged 77 seats. He began his day by offering prayers at the Somnath temple before heading out to meet party leaders.

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