Rahul Gandhi kick-starts campaign in Karnataka, takes dig at Narendra Modi over Rafale deal [Photos]

Launching the Congress poll campaign in Karnataka's Ballari district, party president Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for criticising policies of the previous Congress governments in the state.

FP Staff February 10, 2018 22:51:17 IST
Launching the Congress poll campaign in Karnataka's Ballari district, party president Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he is running the country "by looking in just rear-view mirror" which has led to "mistakes like GST and demonetisation". PTI
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Launching the Congress poll campaign in Karnataka's Ballari district, party president Rahul Gandhi took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he is running the country "by looking in just rear-view mirror" which has led to "mistakes like GST and demonetisation". PTI
Intensifying his attack on the Centre over the Rafale fighter jet deal, Rahul alleged it was the biggest issue of corruption in the country and asked the prime minister to reply why he took the contract from HAL and gave it to a "friend". PTI
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Intensifying his attack on the Centre over the Rafale fighter jet deal, Rahul alleged it was the biggest issue of corruption in the country and asked the prime minister to reply why he took the contract from HAL and gave it to a "friend". PTI
Rahul told the gathering that despite being Karnataka's chief minister, Siddaramaiah "stands with you, uses your power, and together we bring change in Karnataka." The duo later came together in Koppal. PTI
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Rahul told the gathering that despite being Karnataka's chief minister, Siddaramaiah "stands with you, uses your power, and together we bring change in Karnataka." The duo later came together in Koppal. PTI
Rahul visited the Gavi Siddeswara Mutt, a mutt of the majority Lingayat community in Koppal. He wound up his whirlwind tour by addressing a public He then addressed a gathering at Kukanuru. PTI
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Rahul visited the Gavi Siddeswara Mutt, a mutt of the majority Lingayat community in Koppal. He wound up his whirlwind tour by addressing a public He then addressed a gathering at Kukanuru. PTI