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Rahul forecasts 'jumlon ki baarish' by Narendra Modi in poll-bound Gujarat

Gandhi's dig comes in the wake of speculation that the prime minister may announce a host of sops for poll-bound Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi on PM Modi

Rhetoric will rain down on Gujarat, vice president said in a "weather report" ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to his home state today.

Gandhi's dig comes in the wake of speculation that the prime minister may announce a host of sops for poll-bound


"Weather report: Ahead of elections, will today have rain of rhetoric," he said on Twitter, using the phrase "jumlon ki baarish" in his Hindi tweet.

The vice president also tagged a report headlined "As waits for poll date, state gets projects worth nearly Rs 12,500 crore" with his tweet.

The has accused the and the of "putting pressure" on the Commission to not announce simultaneous polls in and

The has alleged that if the Commission had announced assembly elections in along with Himachal Pradesh, the would come into force with immediate effect, leaving no scope for the to announce any sops for people in

Assembly elections in will be held on November 9 and results announced on December 18. The elections have not been announced yet, though Chief Commissioner A K Joti has said they will be held before December 18.

First Published: Mon, October 16 2017. 15:46 IST
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