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No sacrifice too great to defeat RSS-BJP ideology of hatred: Rahul

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

on Tuesday said no sacrifice was too great to defeat the RSS and BJP ideology of "fascism, hatred, anger and divisiveness".

Speaking at the crucial Working Committee (CWC) meeting at the here, he underlined the party's resolve to fight the forces of hatred.

"On the anniversary of Gandhi Ji's historic Dandi March, the in Ahmedabad, resolved to defeat the RSS/ BJP ideology of fascism, hatred, anger & divisiveness. No sacrifice is too great in this endeavour; no effort too little; this battle will be won," Gandhi tweeted on the occasion.

Led by and Sonia Gandhi, the party's top leadership started discussions on key poll issues at the CWC meeting.

The party started the day by paying rich tributes to at the Sabarmati Ashram here.

The day also marks the anniversary of the historic Dandi March, started by from Sabarmati Ashram on March 12, 1930.

It is also the first official meeting of Vadra, who was appointed as Congress in-charge of western recently.

Sources said the CWC is likely to authorise the to finalise alliances in key states with other like-minded parties in order to defeat the BJP 'unitedly'.

They said the party was also likely to discuss the issue of national security and pass a resolution condemning terrorism of any kind.

The day-long meeting of the Congress Working Committee--the highest decision making body of the party-- assumes significance as it comes barely two days after the declaration of the poll schedule.

The meeting is being held in after a gap of 58 years. It was last held in the state at Bhavnagar in 1961.

The top Congress leadership led by Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, former and other senior leaders will also discuss ways to corner Modi and his government on issues of governance, agrarian and economic crisis, unemployment and lack of job creation, national security and women's safety.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 14:36 IST