Priyanka to visit Amethi, Rae Bareli, Faizabad in next leg of campaign

Unnao victim, Unnao rape case, Priyanka Gandhi, Unnao rape survivor
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is on her way to Unnao meet the family of the gang rape victim and extend condolences to them. File Photo: PTI

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to visit the party bastions of Amethi, Rae Bareli and Faizabad beginning Wednesday in her next leg of campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, Rajiv Bakshi said.

Earlier this month, she had taken river route to visit parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi.

She will arrive in Amethi, the parliamentary constituency of her brother Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday and hold a meeting with booth-level party presidents.

Congress spokesman for Amethi unit, Anil Singh said Priyanka Gandhi will interact with 1,965 party booth presidents at the AH Inter college in Musafirkhana. After the meeting, she will leave for Rae Bareli where she will hold a programme on Thursday.
The AICC general secretary’s visit to Faizabad has been rescheduled for March 29. She was earlier scheduled to visit the temple town on March 27.

The detailed programme of the Congress leader is being worked out, party sources added.

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