Rahul Gandhi ready to take charge, hints at accepting PM candidature

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Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at AAP, BJP
New Delhi, Jan 14: "My focus for India is a long term vision, where all Indians are treated with equality, respect and are given equal opportunities," said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.

In an interview to Dainik Bhaskar [read here], Rahul Gandhi spoke about the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, rival parties, his vision of a well-developed India and more.

Clearing the air surrounding the Prime Ministerial nominee from Congress, Gandhi said that he'll do what ever the party asks him to do. "We are a democratic organisation. It is in the interest of the country if Congress comes to power. Whatever responsibilities the party gives me, am ready to take those," he said.

On asking if there was something that the Congress could learn from the AAP, Gandhi said that the is a strong organisation and has earlier changed the course of politics in the country. "Ever since I joined politics, we have been talking about many issues and the AAP has acted on some of these issues. However I don't agree with most of the policies of the AAP," he said.

Gandhi: BJP must understand Cong is the DNA of the nation

"We should take decisions that don't just benefit in short term but long term," he said.

Taking a dig at BJP's Prime Ministerial candiadte Narendra Modi, Gandhi said that 'India needs an inclusive governance.' "The nationa can't run on the whims and fancies of one individual. BJP now wants a personality-oriented leadership, which isn't in the favour of the nation," he said.

He went on to add and said that the 'BJP needs to realise that Congress is the DNA of the nation. "It's the only party that has kept the people of India united," he said.

Gandhi also cleared his sister Priyanka's goals in the Lok Sabha elections saying that Priyanka is a supporter of the Congress and strenghtens the party. "I don't think there will be any election related role for Priyanka," he said.

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