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Why Congress cannot afford speculation of Robert Vadra's political debut

Robert Vadra has repeated that he is a victim of "political vendetta"

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Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra and Robert Vadra

Swati Chaturvedi | The Wire
Just months ahead of the general elections, the Gandhi family faces a nagging dilemma: pressure from Robert Vadra to enter active politics.

Vadra’s desire to enter politics is hardly a secret. The Gandhi family’s palpable resistance to it is also evident. Vadra is a soft target and his political entry will only delight the BJP.

After Vadra hinted that he could contest in the election, posters have cropped up in his hometown of Moradabad, welcoming him as a Lok Sabha candidate. Union law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, reacting to his speculated entry, said “Vadra could be important for the Congress

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 8:42 AM IST

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