Will Priyanka Gandhi be the X-factor for Congress in Elections 2019?

Evarado Alatorre
Marcha 14, 2019

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the UPA will reserve 33 per cent seats for women in government jobs if voted to power in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

"Frankly, I don't see enough women in leadership positions", he said, after which he assured that the Congress would pass the Women's Reservation Bill to ensure more women are represented in the state legislatures and the Parliament - a long standing promise of several political parties in India, that has not yet seen the light of day. "He was so angry that he was not able to see the beauty of the world".

"This is the lesson for you young ladies... your biggest teachers are the people who attack you, who abuse you... they are your biggest teachers, you will only learn from them if you don't return them anger".

On bringing peace back in Jammu and Kashmir, he said the first step was to build the bridge to the people there.

The Congress on Wednesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party government after China blocked a bid at the United Nations to designate Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist", saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign policy has been a series of "diplomatic disasters".

Pakistan will carry out terror attacks, he said.

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He criticized the central government for facilitating businessmen like Nirav Modi, Vijay Mallya and others to leave the country after defrauding the banks.

"Law must apply to everybody, not be applied selectively".

"The government has every right and should investigate every single person", he said.

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted for the first time late on Tuesday, over a month after joining Twitter.

As of now, she follows seven accounts, including the Congress' official handle and those of her brother and party chief Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot, Randeep Singh Surjewala and Ahmed Patel.

The Congress President said that the biggest hindrance for economic growth was crony capitalism and corruption.

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