The Congress party has now completely entered the fray for the assembly elections to be held in Uttar Pradesh in 2022. While on the one hand, an attempt is being made to create an atmosphere through rallies and public meetings, on the other hand, an attempt is being made to woo the public with the populist promises of the manifesto. In this connection, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will interact with women on December 19 at a town hall in Rae Bareli.
Rahul Gandhi to undertake padyatra in Amethi
On the other hand, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will undertake a padyatra in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi on December 18 as part of the ‘Jan Jagran Abhiyan’ launched by the party with the aim of making the public aware of the issue of inflation. Party’s organization general secretary KC Venugopal issued a statement saying that Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will also participate in this padyatra.
Rahul Gandhi has been a Lok Sabha member from Amethi from 2004 to 2019. In the last election, he had to face defeat from Smriti Irani of BJP. Congress has started ‘Jan Jagran Abhiyan’ from last November 14 with the aim of making the public aware on the issues of inflation and ‘mismanagement’ of the economy and to surround the government.
Venugopal said, “The common people of the country are supporting this campaign of Congress and are also joining the membership drive which is going on from November 1. Will address a public meeting in Dehradun on 16th December on the occasion of 50th anniversary of