Rahul Gandhi charms farmers, youth on first day of South Gujarat tour

first_imgOn his first day of NavSarjan Yatra Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack  on the Modi government. On the other hand the Congress vice president also made an attempt to connect with the people.  As Rahul Gandhi kick-started the third leg of the Gujarat Navsarjan Yatra, he set the tone before the rally by tweeting on the claims by Finance Minister Arun Jailtley on ease of doing business.”Sabko maloom hai ‘ease of doing business’ ki haqeeqat, lekin khud ko khush rakhne ke liye ‘Dr Jaitley’ ye khayal achha hai,” tweeted Rahul.His criticism intensified in his address at Jambusar.”Jailtley sits in AC office. He doesn’t know what the small and medium traders feel about ease of doing business. The concept was killed when demonetisation was announced,” Rahul said in a well attended rally in Jambusar.And in Rahul’s radar yet again was the GST. Speaking exclusively to India Today, Rahul yet again reiterated that the GST was Gabbar Singh Tax that was extorting money from people.Rahul’s connect with the people of Gujarat was not just restricted to the stage. On stage, it was an unusual sight when Rahul was seen greeted by sadhus in a Muslim dominated area of Jambusar.RAHUL SPORTS TRADITIONAL HEADGEAR In Mandvi , Rahul sportingly wore a  traditional headgear and even flashed a sword offered to him by the local Rajput community. Off stage Rahul was forthcoming not only in greeting people but also happily clicked selfies with locals.After addressing farmers of Dayadra, Rahul sprung a surprise for eight-year-old Shafa and Ashmira.advertisementWhile the young girls waved at the Congress vice president who was sitting in his bus, Rahul promptly got down and obliged the girls by clicking pictures with them.The fan following just went a step ahead when 15-year-old Mantasha Sheth climbed on Rahul Gandhi’s vehicle to click a selfie.Mantasha Sheth clicks selfie with the Gandhi scion. “I have always loved the way he speaks and to me he appears very confident. I knew he was coming to Bharuch and wanted to meet him. I went to him and clicked a selfie,” said Mantasha.While charming youngsters to farmers, the Congress vice president made all the right noises on the first day of his South Gujarat tour. On Thursday, Rahul apart from meeting the tribals he will yet again try to impress voters by visiting the Unnai Mata temple.VIDEO | Bharuch girl climbs onto Rahul Gandhi’s van to get selfie clicked with himlast_img

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