Rahul Gandhi and congress president Mallikarjun Kharge addressed a massive crowd in poll bound state Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur. The congress leader went to city’s Maharani college to launch and the state government’s scooty distribution scheme for girls. With Rahul Gandhi in Rajasthan this is officially the launch of election campaign in the state.
After the program Congress president and Rahul Gandhi went ahead to address a massive assembly of congress supporters in Jaipur city’s VT road ground. People attended the event in thousands giving a boost to party’s prospects in the upcoming polls.
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On Saturday, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took aim at the BJP, accusing the ruling party of attempting to stifle his influence within Parliament. Addressing a rally in Jaipur, he asserted, “While the BJP aims for the implementation of women’s reservation in ten years, we demand its immediate enactment with the inclusion of OBCs. When I raised the issue of conducting a caste census in Parliament, BJP MPs attempted to silence my voice.” He went on to question, “The Prime Minister speaks about OBCs and their respect, so why is he apprehensive about conducting a caste census?”
Furthermore, the Congress leader alleged that his membership in the Lok Sabha was revoked following his speech on Adani in Parliament. Earlier in the day, Rahul Gandhi and Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge laid the foundation stone for the new Pradesh Congress Committee building in Jaipur. This four-story structure will be constructed in the Mansarovar area of the city, as confirmed by PCC Chief Govind Singh Dotasra.
Congress president Kharge and Rahul Gandhi Laid The Foundation Of New State Office Of Congress Party In Jaipur
On Saturday, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, along with senior party member Rahul Gandhi and other prominent party figures, participated in the ceremony to mark the beginning of construction for the new Congress office in Jaipur.
Among those present at the foundation-laying event were Ashok Gehlot, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Govind Singh Dotasra, the state Congress president, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, who oversees the party’s affairs in Rajasthan, and various others.
Earlier in the week, Chief Minister Gehlot initiated or unveiled multiple development initiatives totaling Rs 1,410 crore in Jaipur. He emphasized his government’s unwavering commitment to the comprehensive progress of the state. Notably, Gehlot launched Phase 1-C of the Jaipur Metro project, which carries an estimated cost of Rs 980 crore. Additionally, he inaugurated the Lakshmi Mandir Tiraha underpass and the Ramnivas Bagh underground parking facility.
Following these activities, Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge addressed a significant public gathering in the Mansarovar area of the city.
This series of events occurred in anticipation of the upcoming Assembly elections in Rajasthan, scheduled for later this year. It is expected that the Congress will unveil its initial list of candidates during Kharge’s visit to Jaipur.