New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at AICC headquarters in New Delhi, Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Vijay Verma) (PTI2_6_2019_000142B)
New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at AICC headquarters in New Delhi, Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019. (PTI Photo/Vijay Verma) (PTI2_6_2019_000142B)
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New Delhi: Ahead of her maiden visit to Uttar Pradesh as Congress general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that together with the people of the state she hopes to start a “new kind of politics” in which everyone will be a stakeholder.

Priyanka arrived in Lucknow Monday on their first trip to the state after being appointed the Congress general secretary in-charge of eastern UP respectively.

She is accompanied by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and will be joined by Jyotiraditya Scindia, who was appointed general secretary in-charge of western UP.

“I am coming tomorrow to Lucknow to meet all of you. I have hope in my heart that together we will start a new kind of politics, a politics in which all of you will be stakeholders — my young friends, my sisters and even the weakest person, all their voices will be heard,” Priyanka told workers through the Congress’ Shakti App.


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The party in Uttar Pradesh is seeing the visit as the virtual launch of the Congress campaign in the state, ahead of the coming Lok Sabha elections.

“Come, let’s build a new future, new politics with me. Thank you,” she said in her message to the people ahead of the visit to the state.

Scindia, in his message, said: “Tomorrow I am coming to be with you. The youth of Uttar Pradesh need a roadmap for the future and the state needs change.”

“Come align with us and bring change to Uttar Pradesh,” he said.

 

The two general secretaries will interact with party workers at the state Congress office in Lucknow on February 12, 13 and 14, while Rahul Gandhi is likely to return the same day.


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