In pics: Sonia Gandhi's MP rally

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Bhopal, Nov 22: As the campaigning for the upcoming assembly polls reached its crescendo, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday addressed a rally in Jhabua district of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh.

While addressing the rally, she stressed on her party's commitment to deal strongly with the issue of graft.

Here are pictures of Sonia Gandhi's Jhabua rally on Thursday:

In pics: Sonia Gandhi's MP rally

"It is well known that Congress deals very strongly with those who indulge in corruption, but the BJP does not do any such thing," Sonia Gandhi said.

In pics: Sonia Gandhi's MP rally

Gandhi said that those involved in corruption in her party have even been sent to jail, but the BJP always protects its corrupt men.

In pics: Sonia Gandhi's MP rally

She said during the last 10 years, the Centre has granted funds worth several crores to the BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh.

In pics: Sonia Gandhi's MP rally

"Despite all this money, Madhya Pradesh continued to be in a poor state with rampant malnutrition, suicides by farmers and non-availability of seeds and fertilisers," the Congress President said in her speech lasting a little over 12 minutes.

In pics: Sonia Gandhi's MP rally

"The Centre sends money to states for the welfare of the people and not to fill the pockets of only a few persons," she said.

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