Uttarakhand: Rahul asks PM not to allow his 'love of power overrule people's mandate'

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New Delhi, March 27: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday over the Uttarakhand crisis. [Congress to move court against President's Rule in Uttarakhand]

In a tweet posted by OfficeofRG, he said: "Modiji don't let your love of power overrule ppl's mandate. @INCIndia is ready-fight elections, seek ppl's mandate, don't usurp their right."

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Harish Rawat slams move of imposing President's Rule

Earlier on Sunday, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat condemned the move to impose President's Rule in the state as a "murder" of democracy and the Constitution and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hands were soaked in the "blood" of the "trampled" aspirations of the people.

He said the central rule was a result of a "premeditated conspiracy" hatched by the Centre to topple a democratically elected Congress government in the state.

He also accused the BJP of baying for his blood right from the day he took over the responsibility in 2014 and aimed to destabilise his government.

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