Vadra is expected to hold a rally on September 29 in Western UP’s Meerut. Uttar Pradesh State Assembly elections are due next year.
New Delhi: To blaze the trail for the Congress in the run up to the Uttar Pradesh state assembly polls, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to hold mega rallies in the state in October, reports suggested Monday.
Vadra is expected to hold a rally on September 29 in Western UP’s Meerut. Reports suggest that she would be addressing seven to eight mega rallies in Uttar Pradesh in October.
Earlier, Congress on September 14 decided to launch a campaign against the policies and “misgovernance” of the BJP-led Central government and to reach out to people to elicit their support for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
The Congress plans to target the Centre over a host of issues including price rise, unemployment, crime against women, farmers’ agitation, Rafale fighter aircraft, Pegasus and “misuse” of probe agencies.
The Congress campaign would continue in phases leading to the 2024 Lok Sabha elections and all senior leaders would be participating in it.
In the 2017 Assembly elections, the BJP won a landslide victory winning 312 Assembly seats. The party secured a 39.67 per cent vote share in the elections for 403-member Assembly. Samajwadi Party (SP) bagged 47 seats, BSP won 19 while Congress could manage to win only seven seats.