Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad: Committed to defending people under attack by Modi

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Updated: June 7, 2019 9:43:43 PM

Rahul Gandhi won from Wayanad by over 4 lakh votes but lost his traditional seat Amethi to the BJP. The Congress could win only 1 seat in Uttar Pradesh.

Rahul Gandhi won from Wayanad by over 4 lakh votes. (Congress/Twitter)

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day visit to Kerala to thank the people of Wayanad for electing him, on Friday said that he was committed to defending people who are under attack by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This Lok Sabha polls, Rahul Gandhi contested from two seats — Wayanad in Kerala and Amethi in UP. He won from Wayanad by over 4 lakh votes but lost his traditional seat Amethi to the BJP.

“We are committed to defending space of opposition, defending weak people in this country, defending people who are under attack by Mr Modi’s policies and Mr Modi himself. I look forward to representing you and working with you to build a better Wayanad,” ANI quoted Gandhi as saying.


He further said that the current government and Narendra Modi spread hatred in the country. “…Congress party knows and understands that the only way to combat hatred is through love and affection,” the Congress chief said.

Addressing the crowd, Rahul Gandhi said that he will represent issues of the people of Kerala in the Lok Sabha. “I look forward to representing you and working with you for a better Wayanad,” he said.

“I will be in Wayanad, Kerala starting this afternoon and till Sunday to meet citizens & Congress Party workers. It’s a packed schedule with over 15 public receptions planned over the next 3 days,” Gandhi tweeted ahead of his visit to Kerala.

 

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