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A giant national flag was made by the Dalit community and was presented to Chief Minister Rupani but officials reportedly refused to accept citing lack of space.
With political discourse often getting reduced to a vituperative outburst, senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi targeted Modi and the BJP over it and sought an apology.
The BJP has accused him of playing the soft Hindutva card in a bid to attract the majority community.
Centre's standing counsel Anil Soni said the government was also concerned about Gandhi's security, but skipping it was an "irresponsible" behaviour.
The BJP president said it was time for the people of Gujarat to decide if they would choose "casteism, dynastic rule, minority appeasement or the developmental politics and stability offered by BJP."
"By becoming Congress president, Rahul Gandhi will make easier our task to make India 'Congress-mukt'," Adityanath said.
Revamping party, winning major state polls, leading anti-Modi front among key tasks
While the BJP and JD(U) have mocked the congress move, the Samajwadi Party, its ally in the Uttar Pradesh elections, has welcomed the decision to elevate Rahul Gandhi
With the decks cleared for AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to the post of party president, the issue of dynastic politics has come to the fore again.
Manmohan Singh, Ahmed Patel, senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad and former union minister Anand Sharma will be part of Congress’ massive campaigning.
The Samajwadi Party, however, welcomed the Congress CWC’s decision, with party leader Rajesh Dixit saying that it’s a good sign that leadership of the party is passing into young hands.
Rahul’s elevation was likely to have taken place by October end but got postponed as the party got busy with assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh on November 9 and the December 9 and 14 Gujarat polls.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is on a temple tour ahead of the Gujarat elections and claims to be a Shiva bhakt. Akhilesh Yadav is gearing up to install a Krishna statue in Saifai.
With Congress tail up, saffron party goes for micro-management to retain the state
The meeting comes amid speculation over announcement of the schedule for the election to the post of the party president.