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Rahul has 'spare time' but still did not do anything in Amethi: Smriti Irani

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Continuing her tirade against the Rahul Gandhi, on Saturday said that he has all the "spare time" in the world yet did not do anything for the people of in the last five years.

"Even though has a stronghold in Amethi, he failed to establish his grip over the constituency. He has all the spare time in the world but did not do anything for his own people," Smriti said while addressing an election rally here.

asserted that even though she had lost the seat in the 2014 General elections, she won the hearts of the people over the time and has become their 'didi (elder sister) now.

"Has he ever served you as I did? Has he ever come to and asked you about your issues?" she questioned.

Reiterating the promises made by BJP, she said: "If voted to power, all those living in mud house here will be given a pucca house by 2022. has also promised to provide you with clean water by 2024."

is considered to be a stronghold of the and Rahul retained the seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls defeating whom the BJP has repeated this time too.

Rahul is contesting from two seats - Amethi in and Wayanad in

Amethi will go to polls on May 6, fifth phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabah polls which is already in the process. Elections will end on May 19 and counting of votes will be on May 23.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 16:32 IST