Published On : Fri, Sep 2nd, 2016

Women health workers stop Rahul’s convoy in home turf Amethi

Rahul in Amethi

Amethi/Nagpur: Congress VP Rahul Gandhi’s convoy stopped by protesting Anganwadi workers in Gauriganj (UP) while he was on his way to Lucknow. The anganwadi workers seek a pay hike.

The Congress vice-president is touring Amethi, holding small meetings with people across once his constituency. Yesterday, Rahul attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for doing “politics of vendetta”.

Inaugurating an intermediate school in Amethi, Rahul said, “the RSS people did not participate in the freedom struggle. Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians… everyone did. But not the RSS.”

The renewed attack came hours after the Congress vice-president stated in the Supreme Court that he stands by every word he had said against the RSS in 2014, He withdrew his petition seeking to quash a defamation case against him and said he is ready to face trial in the case.