1. UP Polls: Rahul Gandhi to undertake 25-day roadshow to score support for Congress

UP Polls: Rahul Gandhi to undertake 25-day roadshow to score support for Congress

The road show will commence from Deoria and will culminate in Meerut after touching 42 districts.

By: | Published: August 27, 2016 12:40 PM
Rahul Gandhi RSS defamation case, Supreme Court on Rahul Gandhi, SC Rahul Gandhi RSS case, Rahul Gandhi RSS comments The roadshow comes after Congress President Sonia Gandhi took out a rally in PM Modi’s constituency Varanasi earlier this month.

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh polls, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will undertake an extensive road show from eastern UP to the western region early in September to score support for Congress in the upcoming elections. The road show will commence from Deoria and will culminate in Meerut after touching 42 districts. The roadshow will be approximately 25-days long. This comes after Congress President Sonia Gandhi took out a rally in PM Modi’s constituency Varanasi earlier this month.

The party has declared Shiela Dikshit as the chief ministerial candidate for the UP assembly polls. Rahul’s ‘yatra’ comes in the thick of two yatras led by Raj Babbar and Shiela Dikshit which started on August 2. According to sources, Rahul will lead his roadshow in a bus and would address small gathering along his way. This is yet another effort on Congress’ part to step in UP where it has been out of power for over three decades.

Congress in its campaign launched by Sonia Gandhi hailed the slogan “27 saal-UP behaal” where thousands of supporters gathered in order to show their support for the party.

  1. C
    chandrakanth
    Aug 27, 2016 at 1:00 pm
    This time...I will vote for Congress
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    1. R
      rajeev
      Aug 27, 2016 at 8:23 am
      He will remain on Road after that
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      1. Raghav Uchil
        Aug 27, 2016 at 7:28 am
        why not go to ebiza, spain, Italy to muster support?? No body will give two hoots to this party anymore..
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        1. Bose Subash
          Aug 27, 2016 at 8:28 am
          Congress workers are really enthusastic and working hard this time in U.P.......from my childhood i havn't seen such an energy in congress workers during elections......something strange is happening
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