Referring to the “wind of change” blowing in the state, he said, “There is a storm of change whose name is Priyanka Gandhi.”
UP Polls News: After refusing to form any major alliance with Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Congress state unit president Ajay Kumar Lallu on Sunday expressed confidence that his party will have any of these. It has the ability to contest elections without forming an alliance with anyone and form the next government on its own. He also said that the Congress will fight next year’s Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections under the “supervision” of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and said that under her leadership the party will return to the state after nearly three decades. Also Read – Gujarat: Thieves enter Congress MLA’s house, steal goods worth lakhs
Lallu said the Congress had emerged as the main challenger to the “oppressive” Uttar Pradesh government and claimed that with just five MLAs in the 403-member assembly, his party proved to be a more effective opposition than the 49-member SP. happened. Referring to the “wind of change” blowing in the state, he said, “There is a storm of change whose name is Priyanka Gandhi.” Also Read – UP NEWS: AAP leader Sanjay Singh meets SP chief Akhilesh Yadav, speculation intensifies about UP elections
The state Congress chief said that under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi, the Congress organization has strengthened at various levels in the state. Asked whether the party should not make Priyanka Gandhi its chief ministerial candidate for the Uttar Pradesh elections, Lallu said the party’s national leadership would decide who would be made the chief ministerial face. Also Read – Rafale Deal: BJP said on Rafale deal – Congress is synonymous with lies and myths, today lied again
On the question of making Priyanka Gandhi the face in the election battle, Lallu said that she is in charge of the state and the election will be fought under her supervision. He said, “The people of Uttar Pradesh are looking towards the Congress with hope. There is a lot of enthusiasm among the workers under her (Priyanka Gandhi’s) leadership, Congress government will be formed in Uttar Pradesh.”
His remarks come at a time when the party has started preparing for the assembly elections and the state unit has started organizing region-wise training camps for block presidents, district presidents and other office bearers.
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi is likely to visit several districts this month where she aims to energize the cadre and prepare the party for the ongoing battle with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). On whether the party would contest the elections on its own or form an alliance with the SP or BSP, Lallu said that the Congress would align with the issues of the people, farmers, poor, women and Dalits. He said that the Congress will go to the people with this alliance and is confident that they will support it.