Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the PM “used hatred in the campaign and we used love and I am confident love will win.”
“The election was fought on key issues including demonetization, farmer problems, Gabbar Singh Tax and corruption in Rafale. Narendra Modi used hatred in the campaign and we used love and I am confident love will win,” ANI quoted Rahul Gandhi as saying.
Rahul Gandhi made these comments after casting his vote at a polling booth in NP Senior Secondary School in Aurangzeb Lane here in the national capital.
Polling is underway for the sixth phase of Lok Sabha election 2019, on Sunday. In all, 59 constituencies, spread over six states and one union territory, are witnessing the polls in this phase.
In Uttar Pradesh, voting is underway for 14 seats; all 10 in Haryana; eight each in West Bengal, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh; all seven seats in the National Capital Region of Delhi and four in Jharkhand.
Over 10 crore 17 lakh voters including around four crore 75 lakh women will decide the fate of 979 candidates in fray for 59 seats.
The general election is currently being held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. The counting of votes will be conducted on 23 May and on the same day the results will be declared.
Legislative Assembly elections in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Sikkim are being held simultaneously with the general election.