Indian General Elections

Robert Vadra Assures Political Entry, Says Will 'come With Full Force When Time Is Right'

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Published:

As the nation enters election mode, with the first phase of Lok Sabha election already over and second phase just three days away, Robert Vadra, husband of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra - Congress' General Secretary of UP East, said that he is serving people and preparing for his entry into politics. 

Interacting with media after visiting a school for the visually challenged, Vadra admitted that he was 'preparing' and wanted to 'be with people and serve people' and will 'come in full force': 

"Although I have no plans immediately, I am preparing, I want to be with people and serve people. When I serve people I will come to politics, my preparations are going on. When I will come, I will come in full force." (Abhi to koi plan nahi hai. Jab tak mai logo se ya unke liye seva nahi karu,fir samay aaega tab mai aaunga. Mehnat kar raha hu jab samay aayega tab mai aaunga aur full force me aaunga.)

READ: Robert Vadra Joins Congress' Election Campaign As Rahul Gandhi Files Nomination From Amethi

Ahead of the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress president Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Vadra had confirmed that he will campaign for the grand old party for the ensuing polls.

Speaking to news agency ANI, Robert Vadra, thus far a 'private citizen' as per his party, said that 'he will campaign for Congress party all over India for the Lok Sabha elections 2019. He also accompanied Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi when they went for filing their nomination for the seat of Amethi and Rae Bareli respectively.

In February this year, Vadra was questioned by ED in its money laundering case into the alleged possession of illegal foreign assets. He also has several land deal cases against him, such as the Bikaner land deal money laundering case and Haryana land case. Ahead of his appearance before the agency in New Delhi and in Jaipur, official Congress posters featuring him had been placed within close proximity of where he was staying at the time. 

READ: CONFIRMED: Robert Vadra Named Star Campaigner For Congress Party In Lok Sabha Elections 2019, Says 'I Will Campaign Across India'

 

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