Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi to address two more rallies in Jalandhar and Sangrur on Saturday. This comes just a day after he addressed joint public rallies in Punjab's Majitha and Bhatinda.
Rahul vowed to go hard against the menace of drugs “with harsh laws” if the Congress was voted to power.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led the election campaign of the Akali-BJP coalition and addressed a rally in Jalandhar.
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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 image of Rahul Gandhi. (Image: PTI)
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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