Ready to sacrifice everything to safeguard India's values: Sonia Gandhi

In a letter addressed to the people of Rae Bareli, the Congress leader also thanked the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party.

Published: 26th May 2019 08:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th May 2019 10:54 PM   |  A+A-

Sonia Gandhi: The UPA chairperson submitted her affidavit while filing nomination from the home turf of Raebareli earlier this month. She has declared assets of worth Rs 11.82 crore. In 2014 general elections, Gandhi had declared assets to the tune of worth Rs 9.28 crore to the poll body. The senior Congress leader has a bank deposit of Rs 16.5 lakh and cash worth Rs 60,000.

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. (Photo| File)

By PTI

RAE BARELI: UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi has said she is ready to sacrifice everything to safeguard the basic values of the country, as she thanked the people of Rae Bareli for re-electing her.

In a letter addressed to the people of Rae Bareli, the Congress leader also thanked the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party, which did not field any candidate against her.

"I promise you that to safeguard the basic values of the country and to uphold the tradition of the ancestors of the Congress, I will not step back from sacrificing whatever I have got," Gandhi said.

"I know that the coming days are going to be very tough, but I am fully confident that with the power of your support and trust, the Congress will meet every challenge," she said.

Referring to the people of her constituency, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leader said she had always tried to look after this extended family.

"Like every Lok Sabha election, this time also you have reposed your faith in me. I am thankful to each and every Congress worker, and friends from the SP, BSP, Swabhiman Dal for the hardwork put in for my win," Gandhi said.

"My life is an open book in front of you all."You are my family. I derive strength from you and this is my real asset," she added.

Gandhi had won the Rae Bareli seat by defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party's Dinesh Pratap Singh by over 1.67 lakh votes, according to the Election Commission website.

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  • H K Ramachandra

    Crocodile tears to please innocent Indians..
    4 months ago reply
  • Jrishnan

    She should sacrifice her ill gotten wealth and money on Swiss bank and other banks in safe haven countries Use that money for the benefit of the welfare of the people she thanks
    4 months ago reply
  • k kaliappan

    what values
    4 months ago reply
  • Parthasarathy S

    Madamji
    4 months ago reply
  • Rita

    Practice what you preach
    4 months ago reply
  • kochappan

    Nonsense. She is shedding crocodile tears. Next time if you contest
    4 months ago reply
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