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Modi stands for 'lies, hatred', we stand for 'love', says Rahul in Wayanad

Gandhi was addressing party workers at Kalpetta town in his new Lok Sabha constituency after taking out a massive roadshow

Press Trust of India  |  Wayanad (Ker) 

Rahul Gandhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi during an election rally, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at Wardha | PTI

Continuing his attack on Prime Minister on the second day of his visit to Wayanad, said on Saturday his Lok Sabha election campaign was filled with "lies, poison and hatred", but the stood for truth, love and affection.

Gandhi, addressing party workers at Kalpetta town in his Lok Sabha constituency after taking out a massive roadshow, said his party would continue to fight Modi, his lies and hatred with love.

He also said Modi represents "anger, lies, intolerance and the worst sentiments of the country."

"On the level, we are fighting poison. Modi's campaign was filled with lies, poison, hatred and divided the people of the country. He used lies in the election... stood for truth, love and affection," he told the crowd.

Gandhi took out roadshows in Wayanad on Friday and Saturday, during which people gathered on both sides of the road on the route to have a glimpse of their new and welcome him.

On Friday in district, Gandhi said his party would emerge as a strong Opposition and defend the poor.

Criticising Modi, he said, "Modi may have money, he may have the media by his side, he may have rich friends. But the Congress will continue to fight against the intolerance created by the BJP".

"The intolerance created by BJP and Modi will be dealt by the Congress party with love and affection," Gandhi added.

The Congress is on a three-day visit to the constituency after he was voted to Lok Sabha with a margin of about 431,000 votes.

First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 12:20 IST