Rahul vowed to go hard against the menace of drugs “with harsh laws” if the Congress was voted to power.
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Several assembly election candidates flocked the Sirsa-headquarted Dera Sacha Sauda to "seek blessings" of the sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ahead of the polls.
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday announced that Captain Amarinder Singh will be the party's chief ministerial candidate in Punjab.
For 75-year-old Charanjit Singh Channi, who is pitted against his nephew Angad Singh in this assembly constituency, contesting against someone from the politically-inclined family is not new as he had once fought polls against his own mother.
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Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment that the Congress is
File photo of Rahul Gandhi. (Image: PTI)
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led the election campaign of the Akali-BJP coalition and addressed a rally in Jalandhar.
He dismissed the Congress as a “sinking ship” and “history” and called upon the people not to vote for the opposition party in the coming assembly elections.
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