Rahul Gandhi slams BJP at Belgaum rally

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Rahul Gandhi slams BJP at Belgaum
Belgaum (Karnataka), Feb 15: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi launched the campaign for the Lok Sabha election in South India on Friday by addressing a rally here. The leader launched a scathing attack on the BJP, saying the previous government in the state led by the saffron party had only looted the state and never did anything for the people of Karnataka. "They only worked for Bellary, not Karnataka," he said.

The Gandhi scion said it is the Congress which did the real work in developing the state, including its Information Technology industry, and would contribute more once it returns to power in Centre in May this year. He said the Congress-led government at the Centre has done a lot of things for people's empowerment.

Rahul Gandhi took a dig at BJP over bringing back former CM yeddyurappa

The Congress vice-president, who began his two-day tour of Karnataka on Saturday, took a dig at the BJP for bringing back former state chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, who had quit the party in 2012 after a serious difference with the top leadership over corruption charges. "They find corruption in states where they are not in power," Rahul Gandhi said about the BJP.

Rahul Gandhi also praised Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, saying he has taken a lot of steps to empower the people of Karnataka.

The Congress vice-president would interact with students in Bangalore and address an all-women rally in Tumkur on Sunday.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressed a poll campaign in neighbouring Kerala on Saturday.

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