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Amid Congress Amethi suspense, Robert Vadra says ‘people want me’

IndiaTimes Thursday, 4 April 2024
Robert Vadra, Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, considers contesting from Amethi citing historical ties and worker support. He criticizes Smriti Irani for neglecting Amethi and alleges discriminatory behavior. Congress party yet to finalize candidates for Amethi and Raebareli amidst Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad nomination. Vadra's potential candidacy poses both an advantage and criticism for the party.
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