New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi will address a rally at the Ramlila Ground on October 28 as part of campaign to explain the benefits of FDI in retail and other reform measures of UPA government.

Addressing a gathering here, Chief Minister Minister Sheila Dikshit said a number of rallies will be organised in the coming days to educate people about benefits of the reform measures taken by the Centre.

"There are going to be rallies where the Prime Minister and Sonia Gandhi are going to explain the benefits of FDI in multibrand retail," she said.

A senior Delhi Congress leader said the October 28 rally will be the first one on the issue to be addressed by Singh and Gandhi together.

Speaking at the gathering, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma accused BJP of trying to "mislead" people of the country on allowing 51 percent FDI in multibrand retail and said the NDA government had readied a Cabinet note favouring 100 percent FDI in the sector.

(Agencies)

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