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‘The energy is back in the Congress, will win 2019’

DNDEL13342 | 12/24/2017 | Author : Anand Mishra | WC :355 | India

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Former law minister SALMAN KHURSHID lost his seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, when the Congress slumped to just 44 seats, and the party managed only two wins in his home state of Uttar Pradesh —Raebareli and Amethi, the pocket boroughs of the Gandhi family.
As the party girds for elections in eight states next year, Khurshid, a former Cabinet minister, tells DNA’s Anand Mishra that Congress will win the 2019 LS polls and feels the CBI court’s verdict on 2G spectrum case is “truth” panning out at a time when Modi’s magic, is “on the slide”. Edited excerpts:
What is the takeaway from Gujarat polls? Some in Congress believed it was the best chance ever for party to win the state but it did not happen…
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