India WATCH Congress VP Rahul Gandhi shows off his dance skills on Gujarat campaign trail

08:51  11 october  2017
08:51  11 october  2017 Source:   India Today

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# WATCH : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi participates in 'Timli' dance , in # Gujarat 's With just weeks to go before Gujarat elects a new Assembly, Rahul Gandhi is in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state to spearhead the second leg of the Congress 's election campaign .

Rahul Gandhi has rarely looked happier in public than he did on Tuesday evening, when he - drum in hand - joined dancers in Gujarat's Chhota Udaipur district for a 'Timli' performance.

The Congress Vice-President beamed as he queued up with perfomers wearing tall, elaborate headgear, and side-stepped slowly to the beat of his drum.

  WATCH Congress VP Rahul Gandhi shows off his dance skills on Gujarat campaign trail

Timli is a tribal folk dance. Here's the perfomance that featured Rahul Gandhi.


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With just weeks to go before Gujarat elects a new Assembly, Rahul Gandhi is in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state to spearhead the second leg of the Congress's election campaign.

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  Only mother and son can become next Congress chief: Mani Shankar Aiyar Only mother and son can become next Congress chief: Mani Shankar Aiyar"I think only two people can be Congress President - mother or son. Rahul has already said he is ready to contest the election" Aiyer told ANI.

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# WATCH : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi participates in 'Timli' dance , in # Gujarat 's #ChhotaUdaipur pic.twitter.com/5VTabXOrfY. Rahul is spearheading the Congress party's electoral campaign in Gujarat and this was the second day of his 'Navsarjan Yatra'.

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Gujarat has been governed continously by the BJP since 1998, when Keshubhai Patel became chief minister. Narendra Modi, Anandiben Patel, and Vijay Rupani led the next three governments in Gandhinagar.

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