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Rahul 'missing' posters appear in Amethi; Cong blames BJP, RSS

Press Trust of India  |  Amethi (UP) 

Posters declaring vice president as "missing" have appeared in his constituency here, with the party terming it as a "handiwork" of the and the

The posters, which have been pasted at various places in the city, carry a picture of Gandhi with a message below it. "Amethi ke man-niya saansad amethi se lapata hain (Respected Amethi parliamentarian is missing from Amethi)."

Gandhi had last visited his constituency in February this year in run up to the elections.

The posters also claim developmental works, supposed to be carried out by MPs in their areas, have stalled in Amethi.

"The common man is feeling cheated and humiliated due to his behaviour. Those giving information about him will be rewarded," the message on the poster adds.

District chief Yogendra Mishra termed it a "conspiracy" of the and the and said such things have happened earlier also.

"We will register an FIR in this connection with the local police," Mishra said.

district president Uma Shankar Pandey denied the allegations saying his party and the have nothing to do with it.

"Had he (Gandhi) done something for Amethi, the situation would not have arisen," he said.

Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) BC Dubey said police have not received complaint in this matter from anyone.

"If we get a complaint, we will probe and take necessary action," he said.

Gandhi had last week met people of his constituency in Lucknow, where he had gone to submit a memorandum to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) regarding land acquisition of farmers for roads.

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 15:22 IST