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Fight for secular, constitutional democracy: Sonia to Congressmen
November 18, 2007 14:55 IST
Ahead of the Assembly elections in Gujarat, Congress President Sonia Gandhi [Images] has stressed that the party must continue its fight for a secular and constitutional democracy.
"One of the main principles of the Congress has been its commitment to secularism. This is particularly important in
She noted that the Congress, under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi [Images], fought for India's independence along with men
"It was a nationalism that espoused equal rights for all its citizens irrespective of caste and creed. Our workers and
In its editorial, the party mouthpiece attacked the BJP government in Gujarat, charging it with shattering the ethos
"The recent exposure of the brutal manner in which the minority community was targeted in Gujarat is shocking and
"In the land of Mahatma Gandhi, we have instead the destruction of all his principles. Nationalism for the BJP
In her letter, Gandhi also spoke about her recent visit to China and said the Congress planned to exchange party-level delegations, especially from among the young leaders.
"We also expect to step up student exchanges and establish research programmes at the university level in
Gandhi said it was important that the people of the two countries got to know more about one another. "Our two