New Delhi, March 17: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at Narendra Modi-led government and said that only his party can unite the nation. Speaking at ongoing plenary session, Rahul said,”Only Congress can show the way for this nation. Today anger is spread across the country, nation is getting divided, one is made to fight against other. This country belongs to all irrespective of which religion caste community one belongs to. We will work for all.” Also Read - 'Unfortunate', Rahul Gandhi Disapproves of Kamal Nath's 'Item' Remark Against BJP Candidate
Launching a scathing attack on ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress president said,”The difference between our party and the incumbent ruling party is that they follow the ideology of hatred while we follow the ideology of love and fraternity.” Also Read - 'I Apologise... Just Forgot the Name': Kamal Nath Explains 'Item' Jibe After Controversy, EC Takes Note
“The symbol of the hand is the symbol of the Congress party. This is the symbol that holds the country together, shows us the way, and will take India forward,” Rahul asserted.
Further expressing his gratitude towards the senior leaders, Rahul Gandhi sought their guidance to take the party forward.
“The representatives of our party have fought hard to keep our ideology alive. The senior leaders of the Congress will guide the party youth and take us forward.The tradition of the Congress party is to embrace change without forgetting our past and legacy,” he said.
Earlier on Friday, the Congress president had chaired the meeting of the subjects committee, which included members of the steering committee that had replaced the working committee, and gave final shape to the draft resolutions to be adopted at the conclave.
All Congress chief ministers, state Congress presidents and Congress legislature party leaders from all states took part in Friday’s meeting at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Delhi. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, former party president Sonia Gandhi and top party leaders were present at the meeting.
Sonia Gandhi is also expected to address the plenary session at 2:30 PM today.