Alpesh Thakore joined the Congress ahead of assembly elections in PM Modi’s home state. After joining hands with Rahul Gandhi, Thakore said Congress will win over 125 seats in the state to form a majority government.
Addressing the rally, Rahul Gandhi criticised the BJP for allegedly indulging in horse-trading in Gujarat and said even the entire country's budget can't buy the voice of Gujarat.
Here are the live updates:
# Rahul Gandhi mocks PM on demonetisation announcement, says, 'PM said I don't like 500-1000 notes so I'm discontinuing them hahaha'
# PM Modi didn't take Congress' advice to simplify GST. GST is not "Good and Simple Tax" but Modi's "Gabbar Singh Tax".
# When Modi was CM, he gave away 35 thousand crore rupees for the production of Nano car. The could be used to wave farm loans in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi
Nano banane ke liye 30-35 hazar Cr ek company ko diye, itne mein Gujarat ke kisaan ka karz maaf ho jata magar aapne inki awaaz nahi suni: RG pic.twitter.com/7s1ednF7d2— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2017
# A farmer didn't buy agricultural products through phone, says Rahul
# Modi didn't like old Rs 500 and 1000 notes and announced demonetisation. BUt he himself could not understand what he actually did.
# Modi does his own "Mann ki Bat" but today I want to tell him what the heart of Gujarat says.
# Every section of Gujarat's society is part of a movement, because since last 22-years govt was not of ppl but of 5-10 industrialists: RG
# Gujarat: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at 'Navsarjan Janadesh Mahasammelan' in Gandhinagar.
Gujarat: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at 'Navsarjan Janadesh Mahasammelan' in Gandhinagar. pic.twitter.com/KRG1mvzeUF— ANI (@ANI) October 23, 2017
# Rahul Gandhi is speaking live at Gandhinagar.