Angry protesters greet Rahul Gandhi in Rae Bareli, Amethi

Katrina Barker
January 16, 2018

As the Congress chief's convoy was leaving Salon, which falls in Amethi Lok Sabha constituency but is in Rae Bareli district, for the next the venue, Parshderpur, some BJP workers raised slogans against him.

The Chief Minister was reacting to the first visit of Rahul Gandhi to his Parliamentary constituency - Amethi, after his elevation as national president of Congress.

Rahul Gandhi's visit to Amethi is being seen by experts as Congress's start of mission 2019.

"Another poster shows Rahul as Lord Krishna with a message: "Sangharsh se Vijay ki or chal diye maharathi.(the warrior has begun the journey)".

Amethi: In the Gandhi borough of Amethi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi offers prayer and participates in a "Khichdi daan". From Salon, he will proceed to Amethi, and then go to Munshiganj guest house, senior UP Congress leader Akhilesh Singh said.

On the second day of his visit, Rahul will interact with the locals at Musafirkhana and then leave for Jais, Jagdishpur and Mohanganj.

"Recalling his three-month campaign for the Gujarat polls, Rahul said: "...while the PM talks about the Gujarat model, the people of Gujarat were asking him what is this model...

The newly elected Congress president is expected to receive a grand reception by the party workers.

He said: "My advise to whole opposition, particularly the national president of Congress that they should focus on politics of development". "He has a personal rapport with party leaders and workers in Uttar Pradesh".

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