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Aaj Ki Baat October 10 episode: 'Why Amit Shah, Smriti Irani campaigned in Amethi'

There are speculations that Rahul Gandhi may change his constituency from Amethi to Rae Bareli in the 2019 polls, and his mother may opt for a Rajya Sabha seat.
Aaj Ki Baat October 10 episode. - India TV
Written by: Rajat Sharma New Delhi October 11, 2017 12:57 IST

On Tuesday, even as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was busy campaigning in Gujarat, BJP president Amit Shah and I&B Minister Smriti Irani addressed a rally in Amethi, Rahul's constituency.

Amethi and Rae Bareli have been Congress strongholds for decades. Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi have been consistently winning Lok Sabha elections from Amethi and Rae Bareli respectively. In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP lost both, but in this year's UP assembly elections, the BJP won six out of the total 10 assembly seats.

Four of these seats fall within Amethi. BJP has correctly gauged the mood of the voters here.

Secondly, there are speculations in political circles that Rahul Gandhi may change his constituency from Amethi to Rae Bareli in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, and his mother may opt for a Rajya Sabha seat.

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