Strongly appreciating his brother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s courage in difficult situations, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accused that he was wrongly portrayed by the BJP for a decade.
Campaigning for her brother in Wayanand of Kerala, from where also he is contesting in Lok Sabha polls, she recalled that yet he (Rahul) had the courage to go to the other side of the Parliament and hug the man who called his mother Sonia Gandhi names and called his martyred father Rahul Gandhi a “thief”.
She turned emotional while referring to her brother and her life with him, the death of their grandmother and former prime minister Indira Gandhi, their father Rajiv Gandhi. She asserted that what people know about Rahul Gandhi is very far from the truth.
“I stand before you today as a sister. I stand here on behalf of a man whom I have known since the day I was born. He has faced a massive attacks from opposition in last 10 years. They have portrayed his character which is very far from the truth,” she said.
Priyanka Gandhi said Rahul, who is two years older than her, has been ally in most beautiful and most difficult moments of her life.
“As children we shared moments of devastation and loss. Indira ji was like a mother to us. She was assassinated in our own home. Our small family of four was bound by love of our parents. Seven years later, when he (RG) was studying in Harvard University our father was assassinated,” she added.