Addressing a Congress workers’ rally at Farrukhabad Uttar Pradesh on the fourth day of his second phase of the campaign for Congress, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi said that the state can surge ahead only if the leaders think with long term vision. Rahul Gandhi promised that a Congress government will bring back the lost glory of Uttar Pradesh. Rahul Gandhi said that the UPA Government realizes the strength of the farmers as well as their difficulties. “UPA is committed towards the welfare of the farmers. The intention behind the Central government Rs 60,000 crore loan waive-off policy was to serve the common man”. Rahul Gandhi also supported the UPA Government much controversial plan for allowing FDI in retail sector. “The UPA Government wants to allow FDI in retail sector with an intention to help the farmers. But the opposition parties blocked it” he added.