UPA meet: For Congress, Presidential decision is Opposition's battle against 'biased, disruptive and collective vision'

UPA meet: For Congress, Presidential race is Opposition's battle against 'biased, disruptive and collective vision'
By: Ritika shree
17 Jul 2017

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said the presidential race planned for Monday requests a "vote of still, small voice" as it speaks to a conflict of thoughts and strife of divergent esteems.

She additionally depicted the constituent challenge as the Opposition's battle against a "biased, troublesome and mutual vision" while tending to a social affair of restriction parties in New Delhi where its presidential and bad habit presidential candidates, Meira Kumar and Gopalkrishna Gandhi individually, were formally presented.

"We should have trust in the qualities we have confidence in. This race speaks to a conflict of thoughts, a contention of dissimilar esteems. The decision requests a vote of still, small voice to save the India that the Mahatma and the renowned era of flexibility contenders, joined by thousands upon the quantities of standard men and ladies, battled for," she said.

The Congress boss said the numbers might be stacked against them, yet "the fight must be battled and contended energetically".

"We can't and should not give India a chance to be prisoner to the individuals who wish to force upon it a biased, troublesome and public vision," she said.

As per the content of her discourse, she stated, "We should stand more mindful than any time in recent memory of our identity, what we battled for in our Independence battle and what future we need for ourselves."

She said the nearness of agents from various gatherings to help Kumar and Gopal Gandhi affirms that "the battle for a comprehensive, tolerant and pluralistic India is in effect really pursued".

The bad habit presidential survey will be hung on 5 August.

The JD(U), which skirted the all-party meeting gathered by the administration toward the beginning of today, avoided the restriction occasion as well.

"We know Meira Kumar as the previous speaker. Be that as it may, many had not met Gopal Gandhi. It was a kind of formal presentation with them," said CPM's Sitaram Yechury.

Gandhi said Kumar and Gopal Gandhi have, with enormous respect and responsibility, separated themselves all through their long vocations. "Through their work and their lives they have likewise upheld those exceptionally esteems and rule that have characterized and guided India throughout the previous 70 years," she told the social occasion.