Accusing the Narendra Modi Government of spreading anger in the country and creating divisions among people and communities, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that Congress is the only party that can take the country forward with its message of love.
“Today anger is being spread in the country. Divisions are being created among people who are being made to fight each other. The need of the hour is to bind people together. Congress is the only party that can bind people and take the country forward,” Gandhi said in his opening address at the 84th Plenary session of the Congress.
“The symbol of the hand stands for Congress party. This is the symbol that holds the country together, shows us the way, and will take India forward,’’ the Congress president said.
Gandhi said that the aim of the two-day Plenary session is to find a way forward for the Congress party.
“The aim of the Plenary session is to show the way forward for the party,’’ he said .
Noting that the aim of the plenary is to bring change in the party. Gandhi, however, said the change had to be brought without forgetting the past.
“The tradition of the Congress party is to embrace change without forgetting our past and legacy,” he said.