Rahul surveys flood affected areas of Raj; says no proper

Rahul surveys flood affected areas of Raj; says no proper

Terming the attack appalling and reprehensible, another Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said: "It was a dastardly attack for no reason other than the fact that Rahul Gandhi dared to visit a flood-affected area in Banaskantha district".

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi interacting with flood-hit villagers of Lakhimpur district, on Thursday.

"Violence & physical attack have become BJP's culture.Cong & Rahulji get more determined to raise people's voice after every attack", Surjewala tweeted.

The Congress and the BJP entered into a full-blown war after the cavalcade of Rahul Gandhi, the Congress vice-president, was attacked while he was touring the flood-hit areas of Gujarat.

"Gujarat government has no right to remain in power if it cannot protect a leader like Rahul Gandhi".

Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the incident was disgusting and disgraceful. An immediate release of Rs 250 crore was announced for for Assam.

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Later, he would visit Runi village of Thara taluka in the district.

Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter and wrote, "Narendra Modi ji's slogans, black flags and stones will not stop us".

The Congress leader was to supposed address a public rally in Lal Chowk but it had to be cancelled after he was heckled. His vehicle was pelted with stones, shattering the windows.

Party's nominee for the August 8 Rajya Sabha election Ahmed Patel, state president Bharatsinh Solanki and party in-charge for Gujarat Ashok Gehlot have visited north Gujarat.

Over 270 persons are estimated to have died and 4.5 lakh people affected by the floods in the state.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.




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