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Priyanka Gandhi reaches rural areas of Amethi on a mission to strengthen Congress’s old stronghold

Priyanka Gandhi is active in Amethi and Rae Bareilly ahead of next year’s assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

UP Assembly Election 2022: Priyanka Gandhi is active in Amethi and Rae Bareli before the assembly elections to be held next year in Uttar Pradesh. Priyanka Gandhi reached Dodarpur village of Tiloi in Amethi today. Three children had died in this village when a wall collapsed. Priyanka reached the village and met the victims’ families and consoled them. To strengthen the party in the key constituency, Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday met Congress office-bearers and discussed election preparations. He held meetings of District Congress Committees, Block Presidents, Nyaya Panchayat Presidents and City Congress on Sunday.Also Read – UP Assembly Election 2022: Shiv Sena will contest on all seats in UP and Goa, said – will teach a lesson to BJP

The Congress had to face several rebellions in the traditional Nehru-Gandhi strongholds of Amethi and Rae Bareli. Two Congress MLAs, Aditi Singh from Rae Bareli city and Rakesh Singh from Harchandpur, revolted against the party and their loyalty is now with the BJP. Congress lost Amethi’s home ground to Union Minister Smriti Irani in 2019 and the party has no MLAs from both the Lok Sabha seats after Aditi Singh’s rebellion. Also Read – UP Elections News: For the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Congress has sought applications from the contenders, know what is the last date

Congress is looking for good candidates from both Amethi and Rae Bareli to bring back the old glory of the party. There has been a decline in popularity in the region since the BJP came to power. A party leader, requesting anonymity, said, “Congress needs to win a majority of seats in Amethi, and Rae Bareli to keep perceptions high for the general elections.” Also Read – UP Assembly Election 2022: A setback to SP before the assembly elections in UP, Ritu Singh joined Congress

Rae Bareli and Amethi constituencies were looked after by close aide K.L. Sharma and he were involved in day to day affairs. Though Rahul Gandhi sent Chandrakant to look after Amethi in the last Lok Sabha election, he could not manage the constituency and Rahul Gandhi lost the election. However, Sharma was successful in ensuring the party’s victory in Rae Bareli.

Meanwhile Rahul Gandhi has visited the constituency only twice and Sonia Gandhi’s health is not well so Priyanka Gandhi is looking after the home ground but no significant gains have been seen and the assembly election is a challenge for the Gandhi family. Will be.

Now to revive the party, the Congress in Uttar Pradesh has decided to take out a ‘Pratigya Yatra’ with the tagline ‘Hum Vachan Nibhagayenge’ ahead of the assembly elections to be held early next year. Priyanka Gandhi, who is in Lucknow on a two-day visit, had said that the yatra would cover a distance of 12,000 km and pass through all major villages and towns. Priyanka, while addressing the meeting of the UPCC Advisory and Political Affairs Committee, said that the party will mobilize workers across the state during the yatra and also establish contact with the people.

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