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Raj Cong projected united face; Pilot, Gehlot hugs each other on stage before Gandhi

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Rajasthan today projected a united face before at the Ramlila grounds here where he launched the party's campaign for the assembly polls later this year and exuded confidence of gaining victory.

AICC and former and the party's Sachin hugged each on the stage.

After delivering his speech, Gandhi brought both the leaders closer and then they hugged each other thus giving a message of togetherness.

Earlier, in his address, gave credit to all the senior leaders present on the stage for the victory in bypolls and said that the will contest elections unitedly and will form the government.

"All the party leaders gave their support therefore we won the bypolls. We are ready to face any challenge with the strength of all. Party will contest elections with unity and will form the next government in the state, said in his address at the Ramlila ground.

On the stage, Pilot was sitting on the right of Gandhi and the seating arrangement of Gehlot was next to AICC and in charge of party affairs in

Rajasthan Avinash Pande, whose was on the immediate left of Gandhi but offered his seat to Gehlot and then Gehlot sat on the left of Gandhi and Pilot on Gandhi's right.

Recently, a controversy erupted on chief ministerial face of the party with a former giving statement saying should be made CM face to ensure victory in the elections. Gehlot also gave suggestive comments.

After Kataria's statement, AICC had warned all the leaders to not make such comments.

The had said that the election will be contested in the leadership of and the decision on chief ministerial candidate, if the party wins, will be taken after the results of the elections.

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First Published: Sat, August 11 2018. 22:10 IST