BankingBanking & FinanceBusinessBusiness & EconomyBusiness Line

Sonia Gandhi’s emotional appeal to of us of Raebareli; ‘I’m handing over my son to you’

Story highlights

In her first public address this election season, AICC President Sonia Gandhi made an emotional appeal to the of us of Raebareli, asking for them to honest acquire her son Rahul

All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Sonia Gandhi on Friday (Might per chance per chance furthermore 17) made an emotional appeal to the of us of Uttar Pradesh’s Raebareli, urging them to honest acquire her son, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with originate fingers, honest as they permitted her.

She further asserted during her very first public address amid the ongoing Lok Sabha election campaign that Rahul “couldn’t disappoint them”.

Recalling the ‘age-passe’ roots of the Gandhi family with the of us of the constituency within the northern declare, the AICC chief expressed gratitude to the residents of the metropolis.

“I’m very relaxed that I got the chance to reach amongst you after so long…You all gave me the chance to encourage you as an MP, right here is the greatest indulge in of my existence. For the very most attention-grabbing 100 years, the roots of our family are related to the soil of this land. This relation is as pure as Ganga Maa. It started with the farmer’s agitation of Awadh and Raebareli,” Sonia Gandhi mentioned addressing the public meeting.

‘There used to be special rep 22 situation for Raebareli in Indira Ji’s coronary heart’

She then mentioned that she had imparted the same teachings to each her childhood, Rahul as effectively as Priyanka, that she had learnt from the of us of the constituency while serving as the MP and furthermore from historical Top Minister Indira Gandhi.

#WATCH | Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh: Addressing a public rally, Congress Leader Sonia Gandhi says, “The roots of our family are related to the soil of this land. This relation, as pure as Ganga ma, began with the farmer’s agitation of Awadh and Raebareli. In Indira Ji’s coronary heart,…

— ANI (@ANI) Might per chance per chance furthermore 17, 2024


“In Indira Ji’s coronary heart, there used to be a obvious rep 22 situation for Raebareli. I indubitably private considered her working very closely, she had gigantic affection for you all. I indubitably private given the same teachings to Rahul and Priyanka, that Indira Ji and the of us of Raebareli had bestowed upon me; Appreciate all, offer protection to the historical, fight for folk’s rights in opposition to injustice, don’t be sacred, due to the the roots of fight is highly stable,” Sonia mentioned.

“My aanchal (stop of a saari, furthermore refers to holding safe haven) used to be consistently stuffed together with your admire and affection. Your admire on no account made me feel on my own. The total lot I indubitably private is yours…I’m handing over my son to you. You have to always honest acquire him and preserve him, honest admire you permitted me. Rahul will now not disappoint you,” the Congress leader mentioned.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is region to contest the final elections from Raebareli, which is the erstwhile constituency of his mom.

Sonia, due to the the yr 2004, held the constituency for four consecutive terms earlier than she decided to comprehend over as the Rajya Sabha MP earlier this yr.

The massive passe celebration misplaced its a range of bastion Amethi to BJP within the yr 2019. BJP has nominated incumbent MP and Union Minister Smriti Irani to contest the seat within the new elections, whereas the Congress has fielded its long-time loyalist Kishori Lal Sharma.

Polling on each the seats shall be held on Might per chance per chance furthermore 20, which is the fifth segment of the ongoing elections.

(With inputs from agencies)

Content Protection by

Back to top button