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First time voter gifts Rahul his portrait

Press Trust of India  |  Wayanad 

An 18-year-old first time voter, who called out to at an election rally here Wednesday, is elated she could meet him and hand over his portrait which she had drawn.

Waving and holding aloft the leader's portrait, Rincy shouted 'Rahul ji' to draw his attention as he concluded his election speech.

Gandhi walked towards the young girl and accepted the portrait and was seen talking to her.

Rincy, who hails from Mukkam, has finished her 12th standard and is studying for the medical entrance examination.

"I am a first time voter and will give my vote to Gandhi who is prime ministerial candidate," she told television channels.

After addressed the election rally at Thiruvambady, Rincy said she saw him walking towards the crowd and called out to him.

Rincy said she was surprised he heard her and accepted her gift.

Women and children were seen in large numbers in all the rallies addressed by Gandhi in the last two days in

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First Published: Wed, April 17 2019. 19:35 IST