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Rahul Gandhi has 'Khandaani' background, nation needs his leadership: Sidhu

ANI  |  Ludhiana (Punjab) [India] 

leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday came out in support of days after a leader questioned the party's presidential process.

Speaking to media, Sidhu said, "I have always been saying that has a 'khandaani' (vast political) background. I believe that has matured a lot and the time has come that the country is led by a 'khandaani' person like Rahul Gandhi."

Last week, Secretary Shehzad Poonawalla claimed that the was rigged and said it was merely a "selection" process.

On Gandhi's faith controversy, the Punjab's Local Bodies Minister said, "God is within each of us as we are a secular community. It is the spirit of the Constitution that there should be no discrimination on the basis of caste, colour and creed.

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First Published: Sat, December 02 2017. 19:00 IST