In what appears to be ‘outsourcing’ of soft-Hindutva approach, Congress leader and Madhya Pradesh Minister of Religious Trusts and Endowments, PC Sharma has reportedly taken upon himself to please the gods to ensure Congress President Rahul Gandhi becomes the Prime Minister.
As reported by Times of India, Congress, in its bid to win all 29 seats in Madhya Pradesh in the upcoming general elections, Sharma is out and about visiting temples and religious places to pray for Rahul Gandhi’s victory.
Sharma, who was visiting Ajmer Dargah yesterday had earlier, on Mahashivratri visited Pashupatinath temple in Mandsaur to wish for Rahul Gandhi’s victory. He has even taken a holy ‘chadar’ to offer at the Dargah on behalf of Chief Minister Kamal Nath.
As per the report, Sharma, a Digvijaya Singh loyalist, is not leaving anything to chance. Earlier he had visited the Ram Raja temple in Orchha, Khajrana Ganesh temple in Indore, Bagulamukhi temple in Nalkheda, Agar-Malwa and Mahakaal temple in Ujjain to pray for Congress’ victory in the upcoming polls.
In 2014, Congress had won 3 seats in Madhya Pradesh, going down from 12 seats in 2009. The BJP, on the other hand, won the remaining 26 seats gaining 10 seats more than the 2009 tally.