Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi On Saturday met worker Meena Devi, who had suffered burn injuries while setting ablaze an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at her residence in Ghaziabad on Friday.

Devi sustained burn injuries when she came in close contact with the burning effigy and her garment caught fire on June 8. She was rushed to a nearby hospital.

The party workers were protesting against the Bharatiya Janata Party government’s promises regarding black money, corruption and inflation in the country.

After the meeting Rahul Gandhi said: “Inflation is the biggest issue. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that inflation would be decreased, but it is rising. Congress will fight against it.”

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