New Delhi, December 5: Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to hold a press conference. Sharing pictures of his press conference in Hyderabad on Twitter after campaigning ended for the Telangana assembly elections, Rahul Gandhi said it was fun to have questions thrown at you.
"Dear Mr Modi, now that campaigning is over, hope you can spare some time for your part-time job as PM," said Gandhi about the prime minister who has been going around campaigning for his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing assembly polls in five states. He also pointed out Modi that it has been "2,654 days since you became PM. Still no press conference". Telangana Assembly Elections 2018: From KCR to Akbaruddin Owaisi – 5 Key Candidates to Watch Out.
"Some pics from our Hyderabad press conference today (Wednesday). Try one some day, it's fun having questions thrown at you," the Congress chief added. Earlier today, Gandhi addressed a joint news conference with Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu to wind up the poll campaign. Telangana Assembly Elections 2018: TRS, Congress-led People Front Locked in Tough Battle.
Gandhi said Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was showing signs of nervousness and exuded confidence that the Congress-led People's Front will win Friday's assembly elections hands down. He said Telangana would be run by people of Telangana with the spirit of youngsters who sacrificed themselves for Telangana.
"He was quite abusive yesterday. He abused a couple of people earlier too and made comments like people of Telangana are not mature and they have no understanding. He also said he is going to take rest. All these are signs of reality coming to him," the leader said. Naidu termed as false propaganda the allegations by TRS that he was trying to stall the irrigation projects in Telangana.