Rahul Gandhi addresses Congress plenary session, vows to stop the Modi juggernaut

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New Delhi: First time since taking over the reins of his party, Rahul Gandhi addressed the ongoing three-day plenary session of the Congress party on Saturday.

Delivering the inaugural address, Rahul Gandhi outlined the challenges facing the party and goals that it aims to achieve in future. He was formally welcomed by Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken.

Seeking to halt the BJP’s juggernaut led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi urged the party leaders and workers to works together to revive its fortunes and regain the party’s lost glory.

”This is the only symbol (Congress’ symbol) that can unite the nation and take it forward,” Rahul Gandhi said at the Congress Plenary Session.

”They (BJP) uses anger, we use love but one thing that I want to say is that this country belongs to everyone and whatever Congress will do will be for the benefit for all,” Rahul Gandhi said.

He will also later unveil a roadmap for the party in view of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Besides Rahul, UPA chairperson and former party chief Sonia Gandhi will also address the ongoing plenary session which is being held in the national capital.

The three-day plenary session of Congress commenced at the Constitution Club in New Delhi on Friday.

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