Just minutes after Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi addressed an election rally at RaeBareli in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, Priyanka Gandhi also addressed people ahead of UP Elections. All the contesting parties are upping the ante against each other through road shows and rallies.
Rahul Gandhi attacked PM Modi asking for just three things- farmer's loan waive of, electricity bill partly diminished and increase the support price.
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#Every youngster of Uttar Pradesh can become a leader and develop the state.
#UP doesn't need adopted sons, it has its own.
#UP doesnt require an outside leader, says Priyanka Gandhi
#4:10 PM: Cash ban has hit hard farmers, shopkeepers and small-scale businessmen.
#Mallya who sells liquor was granted crores loan but what about farmers who make the food?
#With Elections, Modiji starts remembering farmers.
#Modi ji seems very tired. He should stay in Delhi. We can govern UP. In 2019, we'll ask him to leave Delhi as well, so he can relax
#Modi ji didn't even fulfill his promises that he made to Varanasi. What about Bhojpuri film city and Clean Ganga?
#Modi ji has promised farmers of UP, didn't UPA had waived off the farmer's loan?
#3:45 PM: PM has abandoned the poor, says Rahul Gandhi at an election rally in Raebareli
Congress President Sonia Gandhi represents Rae Bareli in the Lok Sabha, while Rahul is MP from neighboring Amethi. Sonia has stayed away from the l campaign so far. The sources said she might address rallies in the constituency on February 18.
Assembly constituencies under Amethi and Rae Bareli go to polls in the 4th and 5th phase of polling in the state on February 23 and 27. Alliance partners Congress and Samajwadi Party are fighting with each other on several Assembly seats where both parties have fielded their candidates.