CWC meet: Rahul asks party to fight for India's oppressed; Sonia Gandhi says 'committed to make alliances work' [Photos]

Rahul Gandhi asked Congress workers to rise and fight for India's oppressed while addressing the revamped Congress Working Committee (CWC).

FP Staff July 22, 2018 14:56:32 IST
Chairing the first meeting of the revamped Congress Working Committee (CWC) after becoming president of the party, Rahul Gandhi asked party workers to rise and fight for India's oppressed. Twitter @INCIndia
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Chairing the first meeting of the revamped Congress Working Committee (CWC) after becoming president of the party, Rahul Gandhi asked party workers to rise and fight for India's oppressed. Twitter @INCIndia
The Congress president also reminded the role of the Congress as the voice of India as its responsibility of present and future, charging that the BJP attacks institutions, Dalits, tribals, backwards, minorities and the poor. Twitter@INCIndia
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The Congress president also reminded the role of the Congress as the voice of India as its responsibility of present and future, charging that the BJP attacks institutions, Dalits, tribals, backwards, minorities and the poor. Twitter@INCIndia
Apart from Rahul, the meeting was attended by former party president Sonia Gandhi, Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and senior general secretary Ashok Gehlot among others. PTI
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Apart from Rahul, the meeting was attended by former party president Sonia Gandhi, Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and senior general secretary Ashok Gehlot among others. PTI
In her address to the CWC, Sonia lashed out at the Narendra Modi government and said the people of the country have to be rescued from a "dangerous regime" that is "compromising" India's democracy. Twitter@INCIndia
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In her address to the CWC, Sonia lashed out at the Narendra Modi government and said the people of the country have to be rescued from a "dangerous regime" that is "compromising" India's democracy. Twitter@INCIndia
Sonia also said the rhetoric of Prime Minister Modi shows his "desperation" which in turn reflects that the "reverse countdown" of the Modi government has begun. She also said that the Congress is committed to make alliances work. PTI
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Sonia also said the rhetoric of Prime Minister Modi shows his "desperation" which in turn reflects that the "reverse countdown" of the Modi government has begun. She also said that the Congress is committed to make alliances work. PTI
Manmohan Singh, while addressing the CWC, also lashed out at Modi and rejected the culture of constant "self praise and jumlas". He also extended his support to Rahul and said the party will stand with him to "restore India's social harmony". Twitter@INCIndia
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Manmohan Singh, while addressing the CWC, also lashed out at Modi and rejected the culture of constant "self praise and jumlas". He also extended his support to Rahul and said the party will stand with him to "restore India's social harmony". Twitter@INCIndia
Apart from the state chiefs and legislature party leaders, the meeting was attended by AICC secretaries, joint secretaries, heads of departments and cells. Party leaders Sachin Pilot, Sushilkumar Shinde, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Jitendra Singh and KC Venugopal also attended the meet. PTI
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Apart from the state chiefs and legislature party leaders, the meeting was attended by AICC secretaries, joint secretaries, heads of departments and cells. Party leaders Sachin Pilot, Sushilkumar Shinde, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Jitendra Singh and KC Venugopal also attended the meet. PTI