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Rahul sets hectic schedule for polls, frames narrative

IANS  |  New Delhi 

has set a hectic pace of campaign for the polls visiting six states in the past week and has outlined the partys electoral thrust to raise social and economic issues including jobs, and farm loans to oust the

Gandhi has been touring one state after another since the announcement of the poll schedule on Sunday last and has visited Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Uttarakhand besides

The has also taken a lead in declaring its candidates and has come out with three lists containing 54 names.

Gandhi will be in on Monday, on Tuesday and and on Wednesday.

Apart from political rallies, Gandhi has addressed booth workers meetings, interacted with health professionals and addressed a press conference. His programmes also include interactions with students and opinion makers.

has not yet addressed a political rally since the announcement of schedule for polls.

Gandhi has also been setting the themes of party's campaign. In his visit to Tamil Nadu, he announced 33 per cent reservation for women in government jobs.

During his visit to Chhattisgarh, he announced that will ensure right to for people and said it will be more beneficial to people compared to Ayushman Bharat scheme of the

In his rallies and interactions, Gandhi has also been talking of minimum income guarantee scheme, farm loan waiver, jobs and removing "flaws" in implementation of Goods and Services Tax, which will be replaced by a single rate GST.

Gandhi has also been making allegations against Modi over alleged corruption, calling him "chor" (thief) and has been seeking to portray him as a friend of the rich who was not concerned about the farmers and the common man.

He has accused the BJP of not fulfilling its poll promises including on creating jobs.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 20:26 IST
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