Speaking to audience in Chennai, Congress president Rahul Gandhi clarified that he harboured no hatred towards the convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
He went on to assert that it was for the courts to decide on their release.
The Congress chief is currently touring Tamil Nadu for a day to launch the United Progressive Alliance’s campaign.
Exuding confidence that a Congress-led Opposition would emerge victorious in the Lok Sabha election, Rahul Gandhi promised initiatives such as reforms in the goods and services tax.
On the Rafale deal, he said while there was no question about its capability, the issue was about corruption and the need was for a probe into it.
Hitting out at PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi asked why the Prime Minister was not addressing the media and interacting with students like he did.