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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Rahul takes on Modi, invokes the Mahatma

Rahul Gandhi
On the campaign’s last day before Thursday’s first phase of voting, Rahul Gandhi made a cautious entry into Narendra Modi’s Gujarat, his first visit to the state after elections were announced.

Congress strategists, knowing the BJP would use any favourable outcome as Modi’s triumph over Rahul, kept him away till the last moment. With Gujarat seen as the “semifinal” before the 2014 general election, the two probable PM candidates invoked Mahatma Gandhi’s name.

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