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Now, Poonawalla vs Rahul in Guj

DNDEL12604 | 12/7/2017 | Author : Siddhartha Rai | WC :506 | India

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New Delhi: Facing a tough challenge to its hegemony of over two decades in Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to cement its chances with help from all quarters, some of them quite interesting. The latest to join the BJP bandwagon — although not openly — is Congressman-turned-Rahul-Gandhi-critic Shehzad Poonawalla, who recently launched a direct challenge to Congress dynasticism as he questioned Rahul Gandhi’s elevation to the top party post in a “sham election”. Poonawalla now hopes to deal a body blow to the Congress plan to dethrone the BJP on the Prime Minister’s home state by starting an anti-Rahul campaign from Rajkot on December 8.
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