The senior Congress leader also compared Rahul to Lord Ram and Congress workers to his brother Bharat.
Mandaviya claimed that the Centre’s advisory to stop Bharat Jodo Yatra on the pretext of Covid scare was a reflection of Union government’s fear due to the success of the march across the country.
In a high-stakes battle, 80-year-old party veteran from Karnataka, Mallikarjun Kharge, defeated Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor by a huge margin.
Congress general secretary in charge of communications Jairam Ramesh, after voting for his desired new chief, said that Congress was the only political party to hold elections for its president.
TPCC president A Revanth Reddy, former Union minister Balram Naik, TPCC senior vice president Zafar Javeed and others were also present during the detailed discussion.
AICC polls: Congress veterans say Rahul remains only choice for party chief's post; Anand Sharma raises questions on electoral rolls
Senior leader Salman Khurshid also said efforts will be made to persuade Gandhi to take over the presidency of the party once he returns from abroad.
On November 15, 2021, arson, vandalism and firing were reported at Khurshid's house in village Puda in Mukteshwar, causing damage to the property.
The increase in the price of cooking gas and hike in toll tax on national highways were burning a hole in people's pockets, Salman Khurshid maintained.
Khurshid's staunch defence of the Gandhis comes at a time the Congress faces an existential crisis following its electoral defeats in the recent assembly elections.
The reaction came after the prime minister attacked the Congress and Rahul Gandhi over his remarks reported by an Urdu daily and the party's stand on triple talaq issue.
'There is complete paralysis of decision making. My only fear is that this tendency does not flow into next government irrespective of who forms it,' said the former finance minister.
Kejriwal became oracle who wielded a brush that relentlessly tarred many a reputation, says Khurshid in book on 2G spectrum scam.
Salman Khurshid was replying to a direct question put forth by an ex-AMU student who asked if Congress had stains of Muslims’ blood on its hands owing to a number of riots in its receptive regime.
Salman Khurshid's answer on communal riots during Congress regime not satisfactory, says AMU student Mohammad Amir Mintoee
Mohammad Amir Mintoee, an ex-student of Aligarh Muslim University, tried to put senior Congress leader Salman Khursheed on the mat during an event on campus last Sunday.
Khurshid, while referring to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and the Babri Masjid demolition, said the Congress had blood on its hand, a remark that was quickly disowned by his party.
Raking up a controversy, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said that his party's hand is stained with the blood of Muslims.
In an exclusive interview to The Sunday Standard, Salman Khurshid also spoke of the party’s debacle in Uttar Pradesh, and its position on the law punishing instant triple talaq among Muslims.
Salman Khurshid’s reaction came after Delhi Police announced arrest of Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist Ariz Khan alias Junaid.
Senior advocate and Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Friday expressed his “sadness” on the statements made by the four Supreme Court judges.
Senior advocates K T S Tulsi, former union law ministers Salman Khurshid and Ashwini Kumar, former judges Justice R S Sodhi and Justice Mukul Mudgal expressed concern over the entire issue.