Rahul Gandhi launches UPA's poll campaign in Tamil Nadu, promises 33% quota for women in govt jobs [Photos]

Sharing the dias with Rahul at the UPA poll rally in Nagercoil, DMK chief MK Stalin asserted that in the 17th Lok Sabha election, the UPA would repeat its 2004 success by winning all 40 seats.

FP Staff March 13, 2019 23:47:42 IST
In his first public rally to launch the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) poll campaign in Tamil Nadu, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged the state government was controlled by the Prime Minister's Office. PTI
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In his first public rally to launch the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) poll campaign in Tamil Nadu, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged the state government was controlled by the Prime Minister's Office. PTI
Sharing the dais with Rahul at the UPA poll rally in Nagercoil, DMK chief MK Stalin asserted that in the 17th Lok Sabha election, the UPA would repeat its 2004 success by winning all 40 seats. PTI
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Sharing the dais with Rahul at the UPA poll rally in Nagercoil, DMK chief MK Stalin asserted that in the 17th Lok Sabha election, the UPA would repeat its 2004 success by winning all 40 seats. PTI
Rahul was greeted by Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko during the formal launch of UPA campaign in Tamil Nadu from the Kanyakumari parliamentary constituency, at Nagercoil, in Kanyakumari district, on Wednesday. PTI
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Rahul was greeted by Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko during the formal launch of UPA campaign in Tamil Nadu from the Kanyakumari parliamentary constituency, at Nagercoil, in Kanyakumari district, on Wednesday. PTI
Addressing students at Stella Maris College for Women in Chennai, Rahul announced that if his party comes to power, it will reserve 33 percent of all government jobs at the national level for women. Twitter/@INCIndia
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Addressing students at Stella Maris College for Women in Chennai, Rahul announced that if his party comes to power, it will reserve 33 percent of all government jobs at the national level for women. Twitter/@INCIndia
He asserted that women cannot be empowered in India unless the attitude towards them changes. "I am a believer that women should be pushed into places of leadership. Generally, women are smarter than men," he said to huge applause from the students. Twitter/@INCIndia
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He asserted that women cannot be empowered in India unless the attitude towards them changes. "I am a believer that women should be pushed into places of leadership. Generally, women are smarter than men," he said to huge applause from the students. Twitter/@INCIndia