Business Standard

Only supporting, not a key player in running Maharashtra govt: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi asserted that the party is doing better where ever it is running its own government

Rahul Gandhi
Premium

File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attending a protest rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at Khanapara Veterinary field, in Guwahati

BS Web TeamIANS New Delhi
The Congress does not have a key role in the Maharashtra government, said Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday, seemingly distancing his party from the ruling alliance that is being criticised for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
 
The Congress is part of "Maha Vikas Aghadi" and holds key ministries but Rahul Gandhi said, "We are only supporting the government and are not a 'key player' in the state".

Rahul Gandhi, however, defended the state government and said that Mumbai is a well connected state. and that is the reason why Covid cases are rising there.

Rahul Gandhi asserted

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: May 26 2020 | 6:12 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com