Congress: Congress will bag 150 of 230 seats in MP, says Rahul Gandhi | India News

Congress: Congress will bag 150 of 230 seats in MP, says Rahul Gandhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress will continue its winning streak in Madhya Pradesh and will bag 150 seats in the 230 member assembly, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Monday following the party’s meeting to discuss poll preparedness in the state which goes to poll later this year.
Top leaders from MP including former chief minister and PCC chief Kamal Nath, former CM Digvijaya Singh, state in charge J P Aggarwal and organisation general secretary K C Venugopal attended the meeting convened by Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge.


Watch: Rahul Gandhi arrives at the residence of Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge

“We had a lengthy discussion. It is our internal assessment that we got 136 in Karnataka. In Madhya Pradesh we are going to get 150 seats. What we did in Karnataka we are going to repeat that (in Madhya Pradesh),” Gandhi said.
Gandhi, however, evaded questions on whether the party will project Nath as its chief ministerial face.
Aggarwal, on the other hand, said all leaders gave their inputs for the upcoming assembly elections.
“Everyone felt that all leaders should contest the elections unitedly and help the party win in the state,” he said.
Later, Nath said all leaders discussed poll strategy and the issues on which the party should contest these elections. “We are all of the opinion that we will enter the poll fray unitedly,” he said.
Nath also said Congress will issue guarantees in MP like it had done in Karnataka, and said a beginning has been made in Madhya Pradesh with the party’s ‘Nari Samman Yojna’.

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