Rahul escapes unhurt as alleged BJP men attack his auto in Gujarat

Rahul Gandhi pledges to raise Assam flood in Parliament

BJP has already moved in for the kill and is now totally focused on demolishing the Congress stronghold in Banaskantha.

Another senior leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi too blamed the BJP for the incident and said that Rahul was attacked with the cement bricks and the SPG who was with him has suffered minor injuries. Later, as he reached Lal Chowk in Dhanera he met with crowds showing him black flags and shouting slogans for Prime Minister Modi while protesting against him. "BJP goons attack Cong VP Rahulji's auto in Lal Chowk, Dhanera, Banaskanta, Gujarat".

President Capt. N. Uttam Kumar Reddy has strongly condemned the attack on the vehicle of Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi in Banaskanta region of Gujarat allegedly by the BJP activists.

Gandhi also visited Sanchor in Jalore in the state by helicopter and toured the flood-hit areas by road.

A war of words broke out between the Congress and the BJP over attack on Rahul Gandhi's vehicle in Gujarat's Banaskantha district.

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Congress spokesperson RS Surjewala termed the attack disgusting and disgraceful.

The protesters also pelted stones on his auto and smashed down its windows stones. "Such incidents happen so that you don't ask real questions".

Earlier, the Congress shared several pictures on social media where Rahul Gandhi was seen meeting with people hit by flood in Gujarat.

"It's a hard and grievous time for all of you and so I wanted to come amongst you all", he said addressing the crowd.

Most of the roads of Rajasthan's Sirohi, Pali and Jalore districts have been blocked and the traffic movement is badly affected due to the massive floods in the state. Party sources said the Nehru- Gandhi scion would also appeal to Congress MLAs to vote for Rajya Sabha candidate Ahmed Patel, political secretary to party president Sonia Gandhi.

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