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Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Live updates| ‘Congress is here to listen to public’s mann ki baat’ says Congress chief in Valsad

Rahul Gandhi rally in Rajasthan and Gujarat Live updates: Congress chief will address the All India Congress Seva Dal’s Maha Adhiveshan (grand meet) in Rajasthan’s Ajmer, and will later head to Gujarat’s Valsad to launch the party’s campaign. Follow...

By HT Correspondent | Feb 14, 2019 15:53 IST

With just months to go for the Lok Sabha election, Congress president Rahul Gandhi arrived in Rajasthan’s Ajmer on Thursday to address party workers in what is being seen as a move to enthuse the cadre already on a high after the recent win in state polls.

Rahul Gandhi addressed the All India Congress Seva Dal’s Maha Adhiveshan (grand meet) in Ajmer to pep up its ranks to go out in the field and campaign for the party.

He is now in Gujarat to launch the party’s campaign from the southern district of Valsad as the state unit is battling factionalism, defections and internal criticism.

3:47 pm IST

‘Congress is here to listen to public’s mann ki baat’: Rahul Gandhi

“The Prime Minister keeps telling his mann ki baat, however, the Congress is here to your (the public’s) mann ki baat. You are the master, you have to order, we are here to fulfil your demands,” said Congress national chief Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat’s Valsad.

3:44 pm IST

Congress has decided to bring guaranteed income concept in India: Rahul

“Congress has been planning a historic step for about three to four months now, we have decided to bring guaranteed income concept in India”, said party national chief Rahul Gandhi.

3:40 pm IST

‘Will replace ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ with real GST if voted to power’: Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat

“If Congress comes to power, we will replace ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ with real GST,” said Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat’s Valsad.

3:35 pm IST

Theirs is not Bharatmala project, it’s Bharat mara project: Rahul Gandhi

“The Narendra Modi government is not bringing land acquisition bill drafted by the Congress, which took care of concerns of farmers and tribals. Their Bharatmala project is actually Bharatmara, it’s killing Bharat” said Rahul Gandhi while addressing a public meeting in Gujarat’s Valsad.

3:30 pm IST

‘Farmers ask PM to waive off loans, they refuse’: Rahul Gandhi

“Farmers ask PM to waive off loan, to which they refused saying that our policy isn’t like that,” said Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

“The Congress gave farm loan waiver within 10 days of coming into power in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhatishgarh,” he added.

2:45 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Gujarat’s Valsad

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will shortly address a public meeting in Gujarat’s Valsad to kickstart the party’s poll campaign in the state.

11:55 am IST

They set Northeast on fire, we will conquer it with love: Rahul Gandhi

“They set the entire Northeast on fire, however, we will make sure we conquer it love,” said Congress chief Rahul Gandhi referring to the protests that took place in the Northeast due to the proposed citizenship bill.

11:52 am IST

‘They spread hatred, abuse us, we go and hug them’: Rahul Gandhi

”They spread hatred, abuse me and my family, and the Congress president goes and hugs them in the parliament’, said Rahul Gandhi in Ajmer.

11:50 am IST

Seva Dal is backbone, first line of defence of Congress: Rahul Gandhi

Not Youth Congress, not Congress president, not any other unit of the Congress party, but Seva Dal is the backbone of Congress, it’s like the first line of defence of the party, said Rahul Gandhi in Ajmer.

11:45 pm IST

Congress wants to unite India, BJP wants to divide, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi while addressing the nation convention of Seva Dal in Ajmer said that Congress wants to unite India, BJP wants to divide the nation.

11:38 pm IST

Rahul Gandhi launches Seva Dal portal

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today launched Seva Dal portal. sevadal.org. in Rajasthan’s Ajmer.

10:45 am IST

Rahul Gandhi reaches Ajmer’s Kishangarh

Congress national president Rahul Gandhi today reached Ajmer’s Kishangarh airport. He is accompanied by Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot. He will shortly address party workers at All India Congress Seva Dal’s Maha Adhiveshan.

10:30 am IST

Rahul Gandhi to kickstart poll campaign in Gujarat

After addressing party workers in Rajasthan’s Ajmer, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will kickstart party’s Gujarat campaign from Valsad today.

This will be Rahul Gandhi’s first visit to Gujarat in nearly a year after he led the Congress campaign for the 2017 assembly elections.

10:25 am IST

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to address party workers in Ajmer

Congress national president Rahul Gandhi will Thursday address the All India Congress Seva Dal’s Maha Adhiveshan (grand meet) in Rajasthan’s Ajmer to pep up its ranks to go out in the field and campaign for the party.