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Rahul confers with Muslim intellectuals


IANS
New Delhi
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met Muslim intellectuals as part of party's outreach to various sections ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election.
Those who met Gandhi to give their feedback on various issues and discuss"public policy"included MS Farooqui, Amir Mohammad, Irfan Habib, Syeda Hameed, Ilyas Malik, Rakhshanda Jalil, Junaid Rehman, Farah Naqvi and others. Congress Minority Department Chairman Nadeem Javed was also present at the meeting.
"A number of lawyers, historians and university intellectuals met Rahul Gandhi and discussed public policy with him,"party leader Salman Khurshid told reporters."They gave their feedback to the leader on different areas they are involved in. Hope more such interactions will take place in future,"he added.
On Gandhi meeting selective intellectuals, Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi said:"Prime Minister Narendra Modi is selective when he chooses to meet his corporate friends but refuses to meet the farmers who protest at Jantar Mantar in Delhi."

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