Sonia Gandhi is on medication after her discharge from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on August 2, and her doctors are concerned about her consistent chest infection.
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Scores of Congress leaders across the country also paid their tributes.
The Bihar leaders of the Congress are now criticizing the party’s central leadership for failures, and saying that Congress has to come out from the set protocol that elections could be fought from Delhi.
Asserting that youth of Bihar are angry, the Congress leader said: “EVM or MVM will not matter anymore. People of Bihar will vote for Mahagathbandhan (Congress-RJD-Left combine).”
On Wednesday, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi held a rally in Araria. Addressing the gathering he said: “Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar are no different, they are the same.”
The Congress said that Rahul Gandhi will address a meeting at Near Middle School, Pakdihwa-Daunaha in West Champaran district and another at Gyaspur, opposite Shankara Modern School in Darbhanga district.
Rahul Gandhi has been attacking the government on the China issue and demanding restoration of status quo ante on the LAC prior to March 2020.
Bihar assembly election 2020 LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday began campaigning for the upcoming Bihar assembly election with a rally in Sasaram. He will hold two more rallies today, in Gaya and Bhagalpur.
With the Bihar Assembly elections round the corner, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav will address their first joint rally in the poll-bound state on October 23, party sources said on Wednesday. The first such rally by Grand Alliance leaders is slated to be held in Hisua[Read More…]
Party sources said that during the three-phase polls, Rahul Gandhi may address six rallies — two in each phase — and one joint rally along with the Mahagathbandhan partners.
The two issues both focus on fight for justice but the causes are different as one is justice for a girl while the other is justice for farmers, said a Congress leader.
Priyanka hugged the victim’s mother and said that “Congress is with you in this hour of crisis”. They met the family for about 15 minutes.
Sources said that Congress leaders K.C. Venugopal, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury and P.L. Puniya will be accompanying Rahul and Priyanka to Hathras.
The party has asked the leaders at the state and district level to outline the programme and send it to the Congress headquarters at the earliest.
The Bharatiya Janata Party is celebrating service week, from September 14.
“JEE-NEET aspirants wanted the PM do ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ (discussions on examinations) but the Prime Minister did ‘khilone pe charcha’ (discussion on toys),” he said in a tweet.
“The party’s state unit stands by the leadership of the Gandhi family. Sonia has led the Congress during times of crisis and saved the party,” KPCC president D.K. Shivakumar told reporters here.
His remarks came after the CWC meeting on Monday witnessed volatile scenes with several senior leaders, including Azad, even offered to resign.
In his new tweet, Sibal said, “Was informed by Rahul Gandhi personally that he never said what was attributed to him. I therefore withdraw my tweet.”
Congress sources said that Rahul Gandhi at the CWC said, “What was the reason to write a letter when Sonia Gandhi was admitted in hospital and when the party was fighting the political crisis in Rajasthan.”
Sonia Gandhi was made the party interim President in August last year after Rahul Gandhi stepped down following the debacle in 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The Congress leader said that all Congress workers want Rahul Gandhi as head of the party not because he is Rahul Gandhi but for the way he has shown “courage” to take on the Modi government.
Chennithala adds that they are going through an unprecedented crisis and Sonia Gandhi has been struggling, despite her health issues, to rudder this boat through these tempestuous times.
Reports say that Pilot has sought an appointment with Rahul Gandhi but it could not be confirmed from his office, despite repeated attempts.
An Air India Express flight from Dubai to Calicut skid off the runway after landing and plunged deep into the valley below.