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Rahul Gandhi visits solar research center in Silicon Valley

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

vice president has visited a research centre in California and interacted with scientists to understand the utility of solar power for

Gandhi, 47, spent several hours at Sun Power and sought information on its advantages and disadvantages.


"Idea (behind visiting the center) was to really understand implications (of solar power) in India," senior leader Sam Pitroda, who accompanied Gandhi, said after his visit to Sun Power's research center in the Silicon Valley.

After his visit to the solar research center, Gandhi flew to

He is scheduled to interact with members of the think- tank community and local leaders there.

A day earlier, Gandhi visited the Tesla factory in Fremont in California.

"To me, is not just India's leader, he is a global leader. Today there is a vacuum of global leadership," Pitroda said.

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 13:07 IST
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