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Raj polls: Raje says Cong's decision to project Rahul's face shows it fears defeat

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

minister today said the Congress's decision to contest the assembly elections under the leadership of its showed that the party was anxious about losing.

The minister, who is on a 40-day pre-poll tour, was speaking at a public meeting in district.

"It is clear now that the is anxious and fears defeat and therefore was made the face for the elections, but the party is not going to win the elections," Raje said.

She said the Congress's decision to overlook leaders like Ashok Gehlot, and C P Joshi and project Gandhi's face also showed that the party has no deserving face.

After a recent controversy over the ministerial face of the Congress, Pilot, the party's chief, said it will contest the elections under Gandhi's leadership.

The controversy had erupted after said Gehlot, a former chief minister, should be projected as the chief ministerial candidate to save the in Rajasthan, which goes to polls at year end.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 19:50 IST