Lucknow: Union Textile Minister and BJP candidate from VVIP Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh Smriti Irani has hit out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for insulting and betraying the people of Amethi.
"Amethi has been insulted and betrayed. A person who has been in Amethi for 15 years has decided to give up his supporters, which is unfortunate, " she told media at Lucknow airport on Thursday morning.
"This elections he (Rahul) has chosen to file nominations from another constituency. Congress workers in Amethi know that Rahul does not enjoy popular support here," she claimed.
Smriti Irani further said," If people in Wayand have any questions about Rahul Gandhi's capability then they only need to visit Amethi to be convinced." The BJP leader will hold a day long campaigning in Salon area of Amethi on Thursday. (UNI)