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I am sure people of Wayanad will reject Rahul Gandhi: Piyush Goyal

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Launching a scathing attack on the Gandhi, on Wednesday said people of Wayanad do not want a 'discharged battery' and 'second-hand material' and he is sure people will reject him.

"People in do not want a second-hand material and a discharged battery. I am sure people of Wayanad will reject Gandhi," said addressing an election rally here.

"As he is afraid of defeat in Amethi, he has to run all the way to Wayanad. has lost the confidence of the people of I am sure the people of will defeat him so that, in the next election he will have to look for a constituency in some other country," added.

The praised the Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate for the Alappuzha Lok Sabha constituency, KS Radhakrishnan, and called him "a man of integrity."

"Radhakrishnan is a man of integrity and understand the pain of a common man like In the last Lok Sabha elections, candidates from and (Marxist) got disappeared. But, Radhakrishnan is consistent. himself ran away from Amethi as he is facing there," he said.

"CPI (M) and Congress have the same agenda of destroying the culture of One day they will stand together, another day they will fight. They are like two sides of the same coin. Kerala is a land of peace and harmony. But CPI (M) and Congress are destroying them," the Union Minister added.

Continuing his tirade against the Congress and CPI (M), Goyal said: "Both the parties are known for their double standards when it comes to women empowerment and their dignity. They did not cooperate with the Centre even on triple talaq issue. They do not want the safety of the Muslim women."

He also alleged that many BJP and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers were killed by CPI (M) and Congress.

Polling in Kerala will be held in a single phase on April 23. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 15:42 IST
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