Even as the Opposition INDIA alliance is but to determine on its prime ministerial face, newly appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Rai on Thursday pitched for senior social gathering chief Rahul Gandhi as PM within the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
Rai, who was accorded a heat welcome on the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee headquarters right here as he reached the state capital from Varanasi, mentioned the principle duty to make Rahul Gandhi PM should be shouldered by Uttar Pradesh.
Shouts of ‘Har Har Mahadev’, recitation of Vedic hymns and blowing of conch shells on the dais greeted Rai who mentioned, “All of us have made up our thoughts. We wish to see Rahul Gandhi as India’s Prime Minister in 2024 Lok Sabha elections.”
“I wish to ask you whose duty is it to make Rahul Gandhi the Prime Minister. That is the principle duty of Uttar Pradesh,” Rai mentioned whereas addressing the social gathering staff at UPCC headquarters right here.
Rai additional mentioned, “If we miss this chance, if we turn into weak, we will be unable to make Rahul Gandhi Prime Minister of the nation in 2024. We should work responsibly day and evening. We should work each motion for Rahul Gandhi. Allow us to work for the Congress and Mallikarjun Kharge. Allow us to work for Priyanka Gandhi. With this, we can present our power in 2024… If we present our power in 2024, I can simply say 2027 too might be ours.”
“All of us give a message of bringing a few change in 2024 Lok Sabha elections. At present is the twenty fourth (August). We’re starting preparations for 2024 Lok Sabha elections on twenty fourth (of this month). You all give me power. I can guarantee you and the central management, I might be able to sacrifice my life for you. I draw my power from you,” he added.
He referred to the traditions of Kashi and the way town handled the individuals of all religions alike and mentioned, “We’ll battle and win too.”
“Even when ship they us to jail, we’ll sleep on the ground in jail and take away you (BJP) from the Centre and within the state,” Rai asserted.
He referred to the help that then UPCC president Nirmal Khatri gave him throughout his practically seven-month keep in jail in 2015.
“Allow them to cost lathis, allow them to open hearth… These governments use ED (Enforcement Directorate), CBI and bulldozers. We’ll flip the bulldozers away from us. Our leaders aren’t afraid of (these companies),” he mentioned.
Referring to Congress deputy chief in Rajya Sabha Pramod Tiwari’s observations that there was a have to bridge the hole between the social gathering’s leaders and the employees, Rai mentioned when the police stopped automobile of a celebration’s district president close to Barabanki on Thursday, he requested social gathering chief Tanuj Punia to go to the spot himself and get the problem resolved.
Different senior Congress leaders who spoke on the event included outgoing UPCC president Brijlal Khabri, former UPCC president and CWC member Salman Khursheed. Congress Working Committee member Supriya Shrinate, former UPCC presidents Nirmal Khatri and Ajay Kumar Lallu, former MP PL Punia and Congress Legislature Social gathering chief Aradhana Mishra ‘Mona’ had been amongst these current on the dais.
Khabri mentioned he did his finest to take all of the partymen alongside even as he continued to listen to reviews about his probably removing.
Most leaders referred to Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra to make their level about Wayanad MP’s combating spirit and the way the opposition INDIA alliance posed a menace to the NDA in 2024 Lok Sabha elections.