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Congress claims Rahul Gandhi assigned fourth row seat at R-Day Parade

As per the sources, the Congress President has been sitting in the first row at the function for the last 70 years

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi

will be allotted a seat on the fourth row at the function to be held on Friday, a departure from a long-held tradition of a being seated on the first row.

Sources from the Congress Party have ascribed the break in tradition to Narendra Modi-led government, saying this is "Ochi harkat of Modi government."

As per the sources, the has been sitting in the first row at the function for the last 70 years, regardless of the party is in power or not.

First Published: Thu, January 25 2018. 19:09 IST
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