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If anyone wants to taste defeat, he should take on Rahul Gandhi in Amethi: Congress

Monday, 30 December 2013 - 8:10pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI

Congress today made light of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas's intention to to take on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi in Amethi in Lok Sabha elections saying "all those who want to taste defeat should contest from Amethi."

"Whoever wants to taste defeat is free to fight from Amethi. This is up to them", party spokesperson Sandip Dikshit told reporters here.

Dikshit maintained Congress does not take anybody lightly but added "he (Rahul Gandhi) is MP from Amethi and I have full confidence that he will contest the elections from Amethi itself". He said this when asked whether Gandhi could change his Lok Sabha constituency in next elections.

He said Gandhi is a very responsible and strong leader. "I have full confidence that be it anybody, he will not win from Amethi if he contests against Rahul Gandhi."


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