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Rahul Gandhi never raised Amethi's problems in Parl: Kumar Vishwas

By Ians
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Amethi (UP), Jan 12: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Kumar Vishwas Sunday said the Congress has failed the people of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, and that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi never raised the problems of his constituency in parliament even once.

"Rahul Gandhi, prior to elections, turns up in Amethi seeking votes, but when the time comes to work for the people there, he never pays heed," Vishwas said, addressing a public rally in Amethi, about 140 km from state capital Lucknow.

Vishwas attacked Congress in strong words, saying it has failed Amethi

"Amethi has to decide now. I am an 'aam aadmi' and he (Rahul Gandhi) is a prince. If Amethi wants, it can get rid of dynasty politics. Winning and losing is not the point, but what is important is we are challenging dynastic politics and corruption," the 43-year-old leader said.

Vishwas said Rahul Gandhi would spend nights in Amethi to win the sympathy of people in his constituency, but that alone would not solve their problems.

"There are a lot of other problems to which Rahul has paid no heed," he said, explaining that he was firmly resolved to contest the next Lok Sabha elections from Amethi.

IANS

Lucknow Fact Check
Year
Candidate's Name Party Result Vote Vote Share Margin
2014
Raj Nath Singh BJP Winner 5,61,106 55% 2,72,749
Prof. Rita Bahuguna Joshi INC Runner Up 2,88,357 28% 0
2009
Lal Ji Tandon BJP Winner 2,04,028 35% 40,901
Rita Bahuguna Joshi INC Runner Up 1,63,127 28% 0
2004
Atal Bihari Vajpayee BJP Winner 3,24,714 56% 2,18,375
Madhu Gupta SP Runner Up 1,06,339 18% 0
1999
Atal Bihari Vajpayee BJP Winner 3,62,709 48% 1,23,624
Dr Karan Singh INC Runner Up 2,39,085 32% 0
1998
Atal Bihari Vajpayee BJP Winner 4,31,738 58% 2,16,263
Muzaffar Ali SP Runner Up 2,15,475 29% 0
1996
Atal Bihari Vajpayee BJP Winner 3,94,865 52% 1,18,671
Raj Babbar SP Runner Up 2,76,194 37% 0
1991
Atal Bihari Vajpayee BJP Winner 1,94,886 51% 1,17,303
Ranjeet Singh INC Runner Up 77,583 20% 0
1989
Mandhata Singh JD Winner 1,10,433 34% 15,296
Dauji INC Runner Up 95,137 29% 0
1984
Sheila Kaul INC Winner 1,69,260 56% 1,22,120
Mohd. Yunus Saleem LKD Runner Up 47,140 16% 0
1980
Sheila Kaul INC(I) Winner 1,23,231 48% 30,382
Mahmood Butt JNP Runner Up 92,849 36% 0
1977
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna BLD Winner 2,42,362 73% 1,65,345
Sheila Kaul INC Runner Up 77,017 23% 0
1971
Sheela Kaul INC Winner 1,71,019 72% 1,19,201
Purshottam Das Kapoor BJS Runner Up 51,818 22% 0
1967
A. N. Mulla IND Winner 92,535 37% 20,972
V. R. Mohan INC Runner Up 71,563 28% 0
1962
B. K. Dhaon INC Winner 1,16,637 50% 30,017
Atal Bihari Vajpayee JS Runner Up 86,620 37% 0
1957
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee BJS Runner Up 57,034 33% 0

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