New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- In his maiden visit to United State of Emirates (UAE) as Congress president, Rahul Gandhi on Friday said Gulf country has announced 2019 as the year of 'tolerance' while India is facing 'intolerance' from last four and half years.

Addressing a huge gathering of Overseas Indians at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, the Congress president said now India has been 'divided' on caste, religion and on various aspects.

"The values that bring together the people of UAE and India are humility and tolerance; tolerance for different ideas, religions and communities. I am sad to say that back home it is four and a half years of intolerance", Mr Gandhi alleged.

Referring to his meeting with the Vice-President and Prime Minist...