Lucknow: Congress on Friday claimed that Rahul Gandhi`s ongoing campaign in Uttar Pradesh has received massive public support and the party would secure majority in the coming assembly elections.
"The atmosphere in the state is similar to that in 1978-
79 when Congress emerged winner after Emergency, and the party
under the guidance of Rahul Gandhi is set to get majority in
the coming elections," Congress legislature party leader
Pramod Tewari told reporters here.
To questions whether Anna Hazare factor would have any
impact in UP assembly elections, he remarked that the Anna
factor had not come into play in the Maharashtra local bodies
Stressing that he had respect for Hazare, Tewari however
questioned the motives of Team Anna members Kiran Bedi and
Arvind Kejrival saying they seem to be be guided by "some
"It should be seen whether the money being funded to the
Trusts headed by them is for the poor or for some other work,"