Rahul calls Modi and BJP Kauravas, 2019 polls Mahabharata; 10 highlights

Rahul Gandhi, at Congress plenary session, accused Narendra Modi of symbolising crony capitalism, and said India's poor continued to live in 'Modi maya'

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi speaks during the second day of the 84th Plenary Session of Indian National Congress (INC), at the Indira Gandhi stadium in New Delhi on Sunday

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his ‘corrupt ways’ and said the 2019 Lok Sabha elections would be no less than the epic battle of Mahabharata between the “power-hungry” Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the “humble” Congress.  In his 50-minute speech at the Congress’ 84th plenary session, Rahul Gandhi pledged to break the twin walls between party leaders and workers to revitalise the 133-year-old Congress, and said the 2019 general elections would be a ...