According to senior party leader said 'Jai Ho' showcased what the Congress represented to the people of India. The song represented hope and possibility in the film based on a rags-to-riches story and the Congress-led government rekindled hope in the multitudes, he said.
The party has bought the rights to A.R. Rahman"s song from Danny Boyle"s film and the tune from music company T-Series. The Congress plans to use the song to convey the message that the Congress-led government has been a saga of hope for the common man.
Earlier, Congress had used the song from Shah Rukh Khan"s movie Chak De! for it"s campaign in Gujarat. Slumdog Millionaire is a story of a slum boy who raises from rags to riches by participating in a reality TV show. The movie won eight Oscars.