Stalin proposes Rahul Gandhi’s name for prime ministerial candidate
New Delhi: The opposition parties gathered today in Chennai to inaugurate the statue of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi and from there DMK president MK Stalin proposed Rahul Gandhi’s name as Prime Ministerial candidate.
Stalin said, “I propose we’ll install a new Prime Minister in Delhi. I propose the candidature of Rahul Gandhi from Tamil Nadu. He has got the ability to defeat the fascist Modi govt.”
DMK President added, “From the soil of Tamil Nadu, I propose the name of Rahul Gandhi for the prime ministerial candidate.”
He also said, “In the 5 years of PM Modi’s rule, the country has gone 15 years back. If we give another chance to him, surely the country will go 50 years back. PM Modi is behaving like a king, that’s why we’ve all come together to safeguard democracy & country.”
Sonia Gandhi slammed Modi Govt
UPA chairperson unveiled the statue of Karunanidhi and said, “It’s my desire that mutual support of our parties to each other remains strong as when Karunanidhi ji was guiding us, as we wage together a battle with political forces that are determined to destroy our constitutional values and the idea of India as we know it.”
Karunanidhi’s statue unveiled
Sonia Gandhi unveiled former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi’s statue, at DMK headquarters in Chennai.
The statue was unveiled in presence of DMK chief MK Stalin and a host of Opposition parties leaders.
The event has been dubbed as an anti-BJP alliance in yet another show of unity ahead of the Lok Sabha elections 2019. Congress President Rahul Gandhi also attended the DMK event.