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Rahul giving communal colour to Guj campaign: Dinesh Sharma

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Deputy Chief Minister Sharma today alleged that vice- president was giving a communal colour to his party's campaign in and trying to divide the society.

Sharma, who was in for a school programme, told reporters that Gandhi was attempting to link all issues with politics to win the Assembly polls in this month.

"is trying to divide the society for its political motive," he alleged.

Gandhi has been campaigning extensively in He has attacked the BJP, which has ruled the state uninterrupted for the past 22 years, on many issues, including the chaotic implementation of the Goods and Services (GST) in July and the of high-value currency in November 2016.

He has been attacking Prime Minister Modi, who hails from Gujarat, on some of these issues via his Twitter series "a question a day", through which he demands answers from Modi on "unfulfilled promises" made by his party.

The leader has even been visiting temples in the poll-bound state, inviting criticism from the that he was playing a "soft-Hindutva card" ahead of the Assembly polls.

In his interaction with the media, Sharma said that a Ram Temple will be built in Ayodhya as per the Supreme Court order.

"and the must clear their stand on the issue of Ram Mandir. In Gujarat, is trying to give communal colour to (his party's) campaign," the deputy chief minister of said.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 22:40 IST