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Ensure Congress victory in all 7 Lok Sabha seats in Delhi: Rahul amid alliance speculation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Booth workers should ensure Congress's victory in all seven seats of Delhi, said Monday, amid waning possibilities of the grand old party's alliance with the

The (AAP) also later said that there are "no chances of alliance" with the

Gandhi, in his address to booth workers, said: "I want to tell the booth workers that it is up to you to ensure victory of on all the seven seats here(Delhi)."

He asked booth workers to interact with voters and inform them about Congress and "Chowkidar" (referring to Narendra Modi).

"Tell the people that only the Congress can change and India," he said.

Congress last week had said after a meeting with Gandhi, that there is unanimity in the party against alliance with the

Addressing the convention, she said: "Congress will win all the seven seats in Delhi."

Earlier, a booth worker speaking in the presence of Gandhi, urged him not to align with the in Delhi.

working said Gandhi gave a "clear message" that there will be no alliance and the party will aim at winning all the seven seats in Delhi.

"He gave a clear message to the booth presidents that there will be no alliance and they should go to the field and work for victory of the Congress on all seven seats in Delhi," Lilothia said.

He said the message of Gandhi will remove "doubts", if any, in the minds of the workers regarding alliance.

The Congress president also touched upon local issues of sealing in Delhi alleging that the BJP and the AAP did nothing to stop it.

"Shops were sealed and both the parties just looked on," he said.

He promised that doors of banks will be opened for shopkeepers, small and medium businesses in Delhi, after the formation of a Congress government in 2019.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 21:40 IST