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Congress faces white-wash under Rahul Gandhi: estranged party member

Comments follow Congress plea in HC to stop Vishwajit Rane, now with BJP, from fighting by-poll

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Goa minister Vishwajit Rane, who parted ways with the Congress after the Assembly polls, today claimed that the party would be wiped out under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi during the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Rane's comments came a day after the Congress filed a petition in the Bombay High Court seeking to restrain him from contesting the upcoming by-election. Rane, who holds the health portfolio, had contested the Goa Assembly polls in February this year on a Congress ticket. He later resigned from the post of MLA on March 16 to join the BJP and was inducted in the state ...

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First Published: Sat, May 13 2017. 16:01 IST
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