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Amethi Welcomes 'Lord Ram Avatar' Rahul Gandhi, With Religion-Inspired Posters

Amethi Welcomes 'Lord Ram Avatar' Rahul Gandhi, With Religion-Inspired Posters

With Congress President Rahul Gandhi headed to his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi on Monday, a poster war has begun in town.

Lord Ram and Ravana poster was captioned "Rahul roop mein bhagwan Ram ka avatar, 2019 mein ayega Rahul Raj".

"People of Amethi are quite excited about the visit of Rahul Gandhi".

The 47-year-old Congress leader is likely to hold road shows at almost seven places in Amethi. He will reach Salon via Rae Bareli at around 12.30 pm and address the public at Salon Nagar Panchayat. Later Mr Gandhi, will reach Munshigang guest house after going through different areas of his Amethi constituency and joining the welcome programme at several villages. Party workers said they plan to welcome Rahul with drum beats and a showering of flower petals, while the route he is slated to take has been decked with Congress flags, posters and hoardings.

On the second day of his visit, Rahul will interact with the locals at Musafirkhana and then leave for Jais, Jagdishpur and Mohanganj.

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Rahul was seen as the saviour wearing a police officer's uniform and opposition leaders Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Keshav Prasad Maurya, Asaduddin Owaisi were seen pleading before him.

The poster was witnessed at the Gauriganj railway station here on Sunday, a day before Rahul's visit to the city.

"Congress president Rahul Gandhi should give up doing negative politics".

Congress spokesman Amar Nath told news agency PTI that the new party president knows the state well. "We are ready to work hard with him in the field", he said.

Another poster in Lucknow portrayed Rahul Gandhi as Lord Krishna, taking the Congress chariot to victory in Lok Sabha elections 2019.


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