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Gadkari's stay as BJP chief will HELP Congress: Digvijay

October 27, 2012 19:21 IST

Congress will benefit if Nitin Gadkari continues as Bharatiya Janata Party president since it will help in exposing the main opposition party's "corrupt face" in public, party general secretary Digvijay Singh said on Saturday.

"Continuance of Gadkari as BJP president is in the interest of the Congress as it will help the party in exposing BJP's corrupt face in public," he told reporters.

Gadkari is facing flak over allegations of dubious funding of his company. The main opposition party has rallied behind Gadkari and ruled out his resignation over the charges.

To a question, the Congress general secretary said after the proposed reshuffle of Union Cabinet, Rahul Gandhi could be seen playing a bigger role in the party.

Singh sought to downplay pre-poll surveys predicting victory for BJP in Gujarat, saying they are incorrect and Congress is contesting the assembly election due in December with an aim to win.

Asked about reports that he would contest the next Lok Sabha polls from Rajgarh, the former Madhya Pradesh chief minister said he was ready to fight from any other seat except Rajgarh.

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