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What Muslim youth think of Rahul Gandhi

May 4, 2007
It's been close to a month since Rahul Gandhi began his road show around Uttar Pradesh to garner votes for the Congress. The party was seen to be down in the dumps and Rahul was expected to revive the grand old party in Uttar Pradesh; no mean job. Towards the end of the staggered seven-phase polls, observers and analysts would reserve their verdict till May 11 (counting day).

Irrespective of whether his road show is a success, there is one section that Rahul has wooed with consummate ease -- the Muslim youth.

They think he is smart, interacts with all sections without inhibition, is better than Priyanka as a politician, and will make an excellent prime minister.

Read on to find out what Varanasi's Muslim youth think of Rahul Gandhi.

Reportage: Krishnakumar
Photograph: Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images
Also see: The rise and rise of the BSP

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