India's enigmatic Gandhi fires up opposition at farmers rally

April 19, 2015 11:57 AM

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Rahul Gandhi led a large farmers rally on Sunday that focused rural anger toward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies, in the first public appearance in months for the elusive scion of the country's most famous political family.

In what seemed like a stage-managed appearance, the opposition leader spoke to thousands of villagers brought to New Delhi on special trains and buses, vowing to block Modi's plan to make it easier for business to forcibly acquire farm land.

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