Rahul Gandhi kicks off Congress' Amethi campaign for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi kicked off his campaigning for the next year's general elections in Amethi on Wednesday.

Rahul, who is on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency, met the family of the farmer who died in 'Jais Mandi' following a cardiac arrest on May 4.

Taking a jibe at the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) promise of bullet trains, he said, "It should not be called a bullet train. It should be referred to as a magic train. It will never be constructed if at all it is ever made it is going to be in Congress regime."

Rahul is also expected to go door-to-door to meet the villagers, which is being looked at as a campaigning strategy in the run-up to the 2019 general elections.

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