Rahul Gandhi addresses Kisan rally in Delhi

This is expected to be the Congress vice-president's comeback rally, after his nearly two-month-long sabbatical.

April 19, 2015 12:10 pm | Updated September 23, 2017 12:51 pm IST

Farmers waiting at the Ramlila Maidan where Rahul Gandhi will speak today. Photo: Prashant Nakwe

Farmers waiting at the Ramlila Maidan where Rahul Gandhi will speak today. Photo: Prashant Nakwe

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is set to address thousands of farmers on Sunday in a protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed land reforms.

Follow updates here:

1:00 pm: "Yes we are not in the government anymore. But the farmers' voices have not been stifled and we will not let it be stifled," says Sonia Gandhi

12:55 pm: Is this not injustice, asks Sonia Gandhi. This injustice is the intention and policy of Narendra Modi's government, she says.

12:54 pm : Even prices of food have shot up; where have those people gone who said farmers should not kill themselves, asks Sonia Gandhi

12:50 pm: They import wheat from US and Australia, sidelining your wheat, Sonia Gandhi alleges.

12:45 pm: Sonia Gandhi begins her address rally; says enough is enough. "If the government can understand, let it understand," she says.

12.37 pm: Narendra Modi wants farmers' children to become servants of those who drive big cars, the influential: Rahul Gandhi

12:36 pm: Rahul Gandhi takes on Prime Minister's Narendra Modi's 'Make In India' project, says it is anti-farmer.

12: 36 pm: Rahul Gandhi reiterates Congress' objections to BJP's amendment to the consent clause and social impact assessment.

12.35 pm: Gujarat Model consists of weakening foundations, taking credit for others' work through cosmetic changes: Rahul Gandhi

12:35 pm: Gujarat model nothing but illustration to show how farmers' land can be cheated away from them, says Rahul Gandhi

12: 34 pm: Narendra Modi won election thanks to loans from big industrialists; he'll pay them back with your land: Rahul Gandhi alleges

12: 30 pm: BJP had supported UPA land acquisition in 2014, why these anti - farmer amendments now, asks Rahul Gandhi

12: 26 pm: Narendra Modi went abroad, said I'm cleaning the mess of 50 decades. But he refused to acknowledge farmers' blood, sweat: Rahul

12: 25 pm: The truth is that the govt should work for the poor, the farmer is the foundation of this country: Rahul Gandhi

12: 20 pm: Whenever we could help the farmers, we did: Rahul Gandhi

12: 15 pm: Farmers are feeling that this government is about Coporates not with them: Rahul Gandhi

12: 03 pm: Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Sonia, Rahul Gandhi have reached the venue

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