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Without EVMs and 'match-fixing', BJP won't be able to cross 180 seats: Rahul Gandhi
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Without EVMs and 'match-fixing', BJP won't be able to cross 180 seats: Rahul Gandhi

| @indiablooms | 31 Mar 2024, 07:49 pm

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: Launching a fresh salvo against BJP, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi Sunday said in Opposition’s ‘Lokatantra Bachao’ rally that the saffron party won't win more than 180 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to cross 400 seats.

Addressing a mega rally at Delhi's Ramlila ground to support arrested Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Rahul Gandhi alleged that PM Modi is trying to do something similar to “match-fixing” in cricket.

BJP cannot cross 400 without ‘match-fixing’ and EVMs, he said.

"This match-fixing of election is to snatch the rights of the poor. The day the Constitution is snatched, India will be finished. The country will disintegrate and this is their target," Rahul alleged.

Accusing the government of using central agencies against its opponents, the Wayanad MP said, "They are using police, ED, CBI and IT to run the country. Two of our players have been put in jail. You can buy the media but you cannot silence the voice of people of the country. There is no one who can silence their voice".

The former Congress President said it is not an ordinary election but “an election to save democracy and the Constitution of the country”.

He also slammed the government over the Income Tax issue and said that Congress though being the biggest Opposition party, all its bank accounts have been frozen just ahead of the election. "We don't have money to run the campaign, to give to our candidates, put up posters. What kind of election is this".

He also attacked the government over issues of unemployment, farmers, poor, caste census and women.

Leaders who participated at the rally were Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, NCP (SCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena (UBT)'s Uddhav Thackeray, SP president Akhilesh Yadav, TMC's Derek O' Brien, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann, Jharkhand CM Champai Soren, Kalpana Soren, Sunita Kejriwal, CPI(M)'s Sitaram Yechury, PDP's Mehbooba Mufti, CPI's D Raja, JKNC's Farooq Abdullah, DMK's Tiruchi Siva, among others.

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