Rahul Gandhi's first TV interview falls short of expectations
Published on Jan 28, 2014 3:21 PM
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's first full-length interview with an Indian television channel since joining politics a decade ago did little to flesh out his public persona, with many saying the Gandhi scion fell short of expectations.
Others however praised him for taking on a tough interview ahead of the elections.
Mr Gandhi did, however, come out swinging against his political rival Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat, who is ahead in opinion polls.
In the interview with English television channel TimesNow, Mr Gandhi said he was not scared of Mr Modi and attacked Mr Modi's handling of the 2002 anti-Muslim riots, which left hundreds dead.
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