Rajasthan: Congress President Rahul Gandhi Kicks-Off Roadshow Ahead Of Assembly Polls

| August 11 , 2018 , 16:59 IST

Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched the party’s election campaign ahead of assembly polls in Rajasthan on Saturday.

He was accompanied by Congress general secretary Avinash Pandey along with Ashok Gehlot, and state Congress president Sachin Pilot came in to receive the Congress president.

It is learnt that Rahul Gandhi is expected to address the strategy for the polls and guide the party leaders and workers who had gathered from across the state. He will also address party workers and leaders from every district at the Ramlila ground in Jaipur.

Speaking to media Congress leader informed that Rahul Gandhi will be welcomed at over 14 points from Jaipur airport to Ramlila ground and he will undertake a 13-kilometre roadshow in a specially designed bus.

Thousands of the party workers have gathered in the city for the Congress chief’s roadshow and a meeting at the Ramlila Ground.

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi had arrived in Rajasthan for the very 1st time after becoming the Congress president.

Rahul Gandhi also looked excited and tweeted a couple of hours before he had arrived in Rajasthan, he said, "In preparation for the upcoming state elections in Rajasthan, I will be in Jaipur today, to meet with citizens, Congress party workers and leaders and to address a public meeting at Ramleela Maidan at 4.30 pm."

The Congress president also took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and took to his twitter to express, "Mr 56's best buddy, asked me to "check my facts" when I said the BJP fuels violence against Dalits & Adivasis".

Rahul Gandhi further added, "I hope the fact check I'm attaching below, will wake him and Mr 56 up from their deep slumber on these rising atrocities; or I and the Congress party will".