Sources in Congress said Rahul Gandhi wants to overhaul the Congress party by bringing more young and fresh faces to take on the BJP.
In Uttar Pradesh, many Dalits are increasingly looking at the BJP as an alternative while in Rajasthan and MP, the Congress has gained at the BSP’s cost.
Vadgam MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani said that he would campaign in the State for three weeks in April ahead of Legislative Assembly elections in the State.
Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh chief and Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar today said the Congress can not dislodge the BJP from power till 2024.
Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani — one of three Young Turks trying to shake up Gujarat politics or the 22 years of unbroken BJP rule in the state — was in Delhi to canvas for his communities’ cause.
Mevani also said that even if he meets Gandhi, it will be to know the Congress' stand on issues of the Dalit community and not for his own "personal gains".