No post-poll alliance in UP: Rahul
Putting an end to the speculations of a post-poll alliance with Samajwadi Party in UP, Cong leader Rahul Gandhi said his party will have "no truck" with any party.
Sant Kabirnagar: Seeking to put an end to
the speculation of a post-poll alliance with Samajwadi Party
in Uttar Pradesh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said his
party will have "no truck" with any party.
"The chief minister in Uttar Pradesh is going to be from
the Congress (after the Assembly polls).... we are not going
to have truck with any other party," Rahul said at an election
meeting in Mehdawal area here.
"We will have no alliance with any other party after the
elections ... we will have an alliance with the people and
your voice will reach Lucknow and your money would reach to
you," Rahul said, exuding confidence of returning to power
after a gap of almost 22 years.
"You believed in my grandmother ... you believed in my
father. Now believe me," the Congress general secretary said
adding that Congress is going to form the government in Uttar
Rahul said that a Congress government was also essential
for the bright future of Uttar Pradesh as it works not for any
particular caste or religion but for the whole society.
Charging the political opponents with making false
promises, he said that there is a kind of a race among them
"They will promise you whatever you want to hear ... they
will also change the colour of the sky if you want to hear
that," Rahul said, adding that there was however no truth in
Had there been any truth in it the state of affairs would
not have been so bad in the state, Rahul said.
UP has a total 403 seats and Rahul Gandhi is leading the
campaign for Mission UP 2012.
Congress has left 45 seats to Ajit Singh`s RLD, with
which it reached an alliance last year.