In Modi’s Gujarat, Priyanka targets PM, says ‘winds of hate will be blown away by love’



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In her first rally as congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadhra in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Gujarat, Gandhi targeted Modi saying hate was being spread in the nation.

“Your vote is a weapon,” the 47-year-old Congress general secretary said to a crowd in Gandhinagar

“Think and decide – those who talk big in front of you, where are the jobs he promised? What about the Rs. 15 lakh he promised? What about women’s safety?” she was quoted as saying by NDTV.

“Those who talk about fitrat (nature), the fitrat of this country is that the winds of hate will be blown away by love.”

Priyanka Gandhi’s first ever political rally followed her debut in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting earlier today.

“This nation is based on love and brotherhood. It is sad at what is happening in the country these days. There is no bigger patriotism than awareness,” she said.


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