‘Cong is not big daddy’: Rahul says remarks on regional parties ‘misconstrued’ | Latest News India

Days after prompting a major line with him Comments Regarding regional parties, when he said it was only possible for the Congress to defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he was now “misinterpreted”, saying he did not want his party to become an elder. In the fight against the BJP

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“What I said in the misunderstood Udaipur is that it is now an ideological war. This means that we certainly respect the DMK as a Tamil political organization (Allied), but the Congress is a nationalist ideology, ”Gandhi said Friday at the ‘Ideas for India’ conference in London.

Wayanad MPs said, “We have to reconcile with our friends in the opposition. I don’t see Congress as ‘uncle’. It is a group effort with the opposition. But it is a struggle to get India back.

The former president of the country’s Grand Old Party criticized regional parties for having their own space and that Congress has its own space. “However, there is an ideological battle between the National Volunteer Union (RSS) and the national vision of the Congress,” the 51-year-old leader said.

Gandhi’s ‘clarification’ came in the presence of opposition leaders such as Sitaram Yechury and Tejaswi Yadav.

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Speaking on the third and final day of the party’s ‘Chintan Shivar’ in Udaipur on May 15, he said, “The BJP talks about the Congress, its leaders and activists, but not the regional parties. The BJP cannot be defeated.

His comments came just two years away from the country’s next general election, and the Congress is experiencing a series of electoral reversals, and Defeats– It is currently administered only in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. In the previous two general elections, in 2014 and 2019, the BJP won its own majority, while the Sonia Gandhi-led organization won only 44 and 52 seats respectively.

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Out of a total of 543 Lok Sabha seats, roughly 200 will face two traditional opponents. Of these, in 2019, the saffron party won 170 of the 186 seats.

(With PTI inputs)

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