Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera expressed hope that the party which wanted to make India Congress-free would strive to make the country free of COVID pandemic and work with sincerity in achieving this.
Congress failed to win back states of Kerala, Assam and Puducherry and fared poorly in West Bengal. It only romped to power with the help of its ally DMK in Tamil Nadu.
Kappan was arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) for trying to report on the rape and death of a Dalit girl in Hathras. He has been in custody since October 2020.
Earlier in the day, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma had tested positive for COVID-19 and was shifted to a private hospital in Gurgaon.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday cancelled all his public rallies in poll-bound West Bengal following a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the country.
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Gandhi, who addressed a campaign meeting at Nemom, here in the evening, took an autorickshaw to the venue, catching everyone by surprise.
Gandhi criticised the LDF government in Kerala for not helping its people financially even as the state economy was hit by demonetisation, structurally flawed GST and COVID-19 in recent years.
Wayanad has stood by the Congress-led United Democratic Front but the changing political patterns in the district raises expectations for the Left Democratic Front.