The crowd had started turning restless, sometimes cheering crows taking them to be Rahul Gandhi’s chopper, when the Congress leader finally arrived, a good five hours behind schedule on Tuesday.
Vigorously waving at the crowd, he approached the lectern.
“I have done my graduation from the US and master’s from the UK. But my last seven years, spent interacting with the people in UP, have taught me the most. That gave me valuable insight into what UP thinks,” he said.
“Unfortunately that is what your leaders have not done. That is why they are so cut off from ground reality.”
“When the NDA leaders were claiming India was shining, Bundelkhand, hit by famine, was crying.”