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CWC meet: Congress decides to target Modi government over corruption, launch public campaign to highlight 'scams'

The CWC decided to target the Narendra Modi government on the issues of corruption and its "failure" to provide jobs to the youth.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 05, 2018 1:20 IST ]

CWC meet in New Delhi 

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday presided over the meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) in New Delhi and held discussions with senior party leaders on various issues including Rafale deal and Assam NRC draft. 

The top decision-making body of the Congress decided to take on the Narendra Modi Government on the issue of corruption by launching a public campaign that will highlight the bank scams, Rafale deal and the "bad" state of the economy.

In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said that the CWC discussed the existing political situation in the country.

"The CWC met today (Saturday). As a team, we discussed the political situation in the country and the huge opportunity for the Congress to highlight issues of corruption and failure of the government to provide jobs to our youth. Thank you to all those who attended today's meeting," Rahul Gandhi tweeted.

Briefing media persons after the CWC meeting, senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said that a decision has been taken to start preparations for upcoming elections in four states. 

“Issues of NRC Draft Bill, corruption, bank fraud cases and Rafale deal were discussed in CWC. Discussions were held on the issue of unemployment. We have also started preparations for upcoming elections in four states,” Gehlot said. 

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