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Rahul asks UP voters to give Congress five years

Lashing out at non-Congress governments of Uttar Pradesh for "selling Ram, caste and religion" for the past 22 years, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi today asked voters to give five years to his party.



Sitapur (UP): Lashing out at non-Congress
governments of Uttar Pradesh for "selling Ram, caste and
religion" for the past 22 years, Congress general secretary
Rahul Gandhi today asked voters to give five years to his
party for development of the state.

"These parties have looted your hard earned money, sold
Ram, religion and caste...never talked about progress and
development in the past 22 years," Gandhi said addressing an
election meeting here.

The Congress general secretary said that he visits other
states marching ahead on the path of progress and see people
of the state contributing and the lack of development is UP
fills him with anger.

Attacking the BJP for its India Shining slogan of 2004
and Samajwadi Party for embracing former BJP leader Kalyan
Singh, he said that his party has stood alone and never
embraced people like Kalyan Singh and would not do so ever.

Stressing that he would not budge till the state`s
progress is in place, Gandhi said that there was a need to
think of the future, which leaders of Uttar Pradesh were not
doing.

Establishing a direct contact with the audience, Gandhi
sought the names of a few and got others to raise their hands
during his address.

Telling the audience that the mobile phone in the hands
of people in villages was a result of forward looking thinking
of his father, late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, he said that
he was told about it (mobile phone) when he was 12 or 15 years
old that the day phone reached villages they would wake up.

PTI

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