CWC Meet: Priyanka Addresses First Rally, Hardik Joins Congress
Congress shapes its final election strategy in Gujarat, demands answers from PM Modi about ‘failures’ of the govt.
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The Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting took place in Ahmedabad, Gujarat – Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state – ahead of Lok Sabha elections, on Tuesday, 12 March.
Besides giving the final shape to its Lok Sabha election strategy, the party demanded answers from Prime Minister Modi and the BJP on what they call "failures" and "unfulfilled" promises of the government.
Top Congress leadership, led by Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh, along with other senior leaders discussed key issues for general elections .
Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi addressed a rally at Gandhinagar after the meet.
Priyanka Targets Modi Govt in Maiden Rally on PM's Home Turf
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra targeted the Modi government in what was her first political rally and said she was saddened by what was happening in the country.
She said the Modi government did not fulfil its promises of providing jobs to crores of people in the country.
Hardik Patel Joins Congress; Praises Rahul, Attacks Modi
Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel joined the Congress in the presence of Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.
Justifying his decision to enter active politics ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Patel said he could now work for the six crore people of Gujarat in a better way.
After joining the Congress at its rally near Adalaj village in Gandhinagar district, Hardik in his address asked the gathering if it was the right decision.
On the BJP's charge of dynastic politics in the Congress, Patel said there was nothing wrong if a politician's son wanted to be join the same field to serve people.
He asked the Congress cadres to get their act together to defeat the BJP in the next month's Lok Sabha polls.
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