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Rahul veiled PM candidate of Congress: Jaitley

New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley Monday called Rahul Gandhi Congress' prime ministerial candidate in "purdah" (veil), questioning why the party's campaign centres around him even when he is not the official candidate for the
IANS January 27, 2014 20:15 IST
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New Delhi: BJP leader Arun Jaitley Monday called Rahul Gandhi Congress' prime ministerial candidate in "purdah" (veil), questioning why the party's campaign centres around him even when he is not the official candidate for the top post.

"...the campaign is centred around one person, who is the Congress Party's 'candidate in purdah'," he said in a blog post.

"The entire campaign is centred around Rahul Gandhi. However, Rahul Gandhi indeed is a non candidate for prime ministership (since the party has no official candidate). Why is it that the campaign is centred around him?" he said, claiming the Congress does not want to admit that it is officially projecting Gandhi as an adverse result may make him accountable.