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Deaths in Andhra extremely tragic: Rahul Gandhi

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By NewsGram Staff Writer

New Delhi: Rahul Gandhi said the deaths in Andhra Pradesh due to lightning were “extremely tragic” on Monday.

“Extremely tragic that so many lives were lost in freak lightning strikes across Andhra Pradesh. My condolences to the bereaved families,” Rahul said in a tweet.

At least 20 people lost their lives due to lightning in different parts of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday as heavy rains lashed the state under the impact of a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal.

With inputs from IANS

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi Challenges Modi to Debate on Corruption

He had also dared the Prime Minister to hold a press conference and answer questions of the public

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Rahul Gandhi, president of India's main opposition Congress Party, speaks at a rally ahead of October's 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 11, 2019. VOA

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday again challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to a debate on corruption.

Gandhi shared on Twitter a 25-second video clip of a recent interview of Modi given to a Hindi news channel. In the clip, Modi is seen asking the interviewer if she believed the verdict on Rafale deal given by the Supreme Court, the Comptroller and Auditor General, the French President and the French government.

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures as he addresses a gathering in New Delhi, India. VOA

Gandhi said in the tweet: “You can run Mr Modi, but you can’t hide. Your karma is about to catch up with you. The country can hear it in your voice. Truth is a powerful thing. I challenge you to a debate on corruption.”

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On March 1, Gandhi had challenged Modi to a one-on-one debate on corruption. He had also dared the Prime Minister to hold a press conference and answer questions of the public. (IANS)