Rahul eyes LS polls 2014; says “let's stop talking and start acting"

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New Delhi, Dec 27: While keeping 'Mission 2014' in mind, the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday presented a 'five-point agenda' during a press conference at the AICC headquarters in the national capital, Delhi.

AICC Communication Department Chairman Ajay Maken presented the Congress party's five-point agenda before the mediapersons and after that Rahul Gandhi addressed the media.

In its five points, Congress stressed that measures to check food price rise, hoarding and black marketing."

Second, Lokayuktas will be appointed in all Congress-ruled states by February.

Third, Congress will immediately take steps to open fair price shops."

Rahul was seen in a combative mode after the party's drubbing in recent Assembly elections.

On corruption issue, Rahul mentioned that the way their party brough RTI, Lokpal bill, a law will be introduced to fight corruption and price rise.

He said that a framework needs to be build up to wipe out corruption.

On Adarsh report, Rahul said, "state government must reconsider decision".

"Let's stop talking and let's start acting", Rahul roared.

On being asked on Adarsh report closure, Rahul said, "state government must reconsider their decision."

"I don't agree with the Maharashtra government's decision to reject Adarsh report", Rahul stated.

Rahul also said that there is no question of protecting anyone".

However, as speculated, Rahul made no mention of the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's recent blog on 2002 Gujarat riots.

Earlier in the day, Rahul held a strategy session with top leaders and Chief Ministers of 12 Congress-ruled states to make the party fighting fit for the Lok Sabha polls.

Congress Chief Ministers along with senior leaders A K Antony, Sushilkumar Shinde, P Chidambaram, Ahmed Patel, Jairam Ramesh, Digvijay Singh, Janardan Dwivedi, Kapil Sibal and K B Thomas were present in the meeting.

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