Priyanka and Rahul to hold roadshow in Lucknow on Feb 11

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. (File Photo: IANS)
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. (File Photo: IANS)

New Delhi,
Feb 07. Newly-appointed Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi
will hit the campaign trail with brother and party President Rahul Gandhi
in battleground Uttar Pradesh with a roadshow in Lucknow on February 11.

Both the
Gandhis along with General Secretary for west Uttar Pradesh Jyotiraditya
Scindia
will lead the roadshow from Lucknow airport to the state Congress
office where they will interact with the media.

Priyanka
Gandhi and Scindia will then interact with state leaders and party workers on
February 12, 13 and 14, to chalk the strategies for the Lok Sabha elections in
the country’s most populous state which sends 80 members to parliament.

The
Congress, not a part of Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance in UP, has
decided to go it alone but also keep the door open for prospective allies. The
party could win only two seats in the state in the 2014 general elections.

Priyanka
Gandhi, on Thursday attended her maiden party meeting presided by Rahul Gandhi
at the Congress headquarters here where all General Secretaries and in-charges
of states, brainstormed over the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Talking to
media after the meeting, Rahul Gandhi reiterated his allegation against prime
Minster Narendra Modi over the “Rafale scam“.

“The
Prime Minister has helped steal Rs 30,000 crore from the defence forces. He has
handed that money to Anil Ambani. He has done this personally,” said the
Congress chief, with Priyanka Gandhi by his side.

Congress
General Secretary K. C. Venugopal, later interacting with the media, said the
party will finalise the candidate list for the general elections by the end of
the month.

“The
party has decided to expedite the process of candidate sections and finalise
alliances in the state wherever possible. All the General Secretaries and state
in charges have been asked to finalise the candidates by February,” he
said.

He said that
preference will be given to women, youth and minorities while selecting the
candidates and there will be a fine blend of youth and experience in the final
list of candidates.

He also said
that Rahul Gandhi has asked for setting up a mechanism enabling the central
leadership to monitor and supervise the electioneering and campaigning in the
states.

क्या यह ख़बर/ लेख आपको पसंद आया ? कृपया कमेंट बॉक्स में कमेंट भी करें
और शेयर भी करें ताकि ज्यादा लोगों तक बात पहुंचे

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