DMK chief MK Stalin proposed Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s name for the post of prime minister in the 2019 General elections. In the program of opposition in Chennai, MK Stalin said, “Rahul has the ability to defeat the fascist Modi government. We all should support Rahul Gandhi and help him to save the country. ” Significantly, after winning the three assembly elections in three states, Rahul Gandhi, his mother, and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi joined the unveiling ceremony of the statue of DMK founder M Karunanidhi for the first time. In this program, Congress President Rahul Gandhi slammed the BJP government and said that he will not allow BJP to destroy the systems like Supreme Court and RBI.
MK Stalin made the announcement today at a public rally in the presence of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, DMK leaders, and several other parties.
Attacking the Narendra Modi government, Rahul Gandhi alleged that BJP also targeting institutions besides the country’s culture. He said, “We will not allow India to destroy the ideology. We will not allow to killing the Election Commission of India, the Supreme Court, the Reserve Bank of India, the Election Commission. He said that we will unite to save the country’s institutions and culture. In memory of Karunanidhi and in respect of the Tamil language, its culture and tradition “every citizen of India is going to unite”
This was the first time that most of the opposition leaders were seen together after the Congress’ thumping victory in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the recently held assembly elections. Senior opposition leaders, including Stalin, are also expected to attend the swearing-in of new Congress chief ministers Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan, Kamal Nath in MP and Bhupesh Baghel in Chhattisgarh on Monday.