The Congress working committee meeting (CWC), which was held in Ahmedabad, the backyard of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. There was an attempt by Congress to charge the political narrative post Pulwama terror attack. The Gandhi family came down heavily at Prime Minister, Narendra Modi over issues like unemployment, false promises and the Rafale deal.
The CWC meeting was held after 58 years in Gujarat. Earlier, the CWC meeting was held in Bhavnagar. The party leadership attacked Modi’s ‘politics of Hatred’ at a mammoth rally organized in the Prime Minister’s home tyrf.
It was for the first time that the Gandhi family- Party President Rahul Gandhi, his mother and UPI Chairperson, Sonia Gandhi and sister AICC General Secretary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra shared a dias. Former Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh was also present at the valley.
This was also the first time that Priyanka Gandhi addressed a rally. One of the largest by Congress in Gujarat in the recent past. The speech by Priyanka Gandhi at the public rally was very composed and without mentioning the name of the Prime Min ister, Narendra Modi, she pointed out the false promises of BJP Government over the employment and said that the unemployment in the country was lowest in the last 45 years.
She said that the country was being misled in the name of Nationalism. Priyanka also targeted the Prime Minister for not honoring his 2014 poll promise of transferring Rs. 15/- lakh black money into every citizens bank account.
The occasion was marked by the inductions of Modi baiter and Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel into Congress, who is likely to be fielded as party’s Lok Sabha candidate from Jamnagar.
Spelling out the broad framework of the Congress poll campaign in the EWC, Rahul said that unemployment among youth, problems being faced by farmers and corruption in Rafale fighter air craft deal would be key poll campaign issues. Rahul also accused PM of exploiting national security issue to divert the attention of the nation from colossal failures of the NDA government.