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Priyanka Gandhi will be crucial in defeating BJP in UP elections: JD(U)

The Congress got a fillip in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh (UP) with Priyanka Gandhi agreeing to campaign for the party ahead of the assembly polls early next year.

By: ANI | Patna | Published: November 19, 2016 9:35 am
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The Janata Dal-United has welcomed the Congress party’s decision to use Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for campaigning in Uttar Pradesh, which will have assembly polls next year. It said Priyanka could play a crucial role in defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the state.

“I am delighted if the Congress has decided to launch Priyanka Gandhi for campaigning in the Uttar Pradesh elections and it is only going to benefit the goal to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party,” JD (U) leader Shyam Rajak told media.

“Our leader Nitish Kumar also reiterated the intention of the party, and with unity, we will defeat the BJP and Priyanka Gandhi will also play a crucial role,” he added.

The Congress got a fillip in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh (UP) with Priyanka Gandhi agreeing to campaign for the party ahead of the assembly polls early next year.

After she reviewed the UP strategy along with party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and selected senior leaders, state unit chief Raj Babbar and poll campaign in charge Sanjay Singh said Priyanka had agreed to campaign for the party but details are yet to be worked out.

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    Bijan Mohanty
    Nov 19, 2016 at 6:21 am
    It is a good move by the Congress.
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      Dr M
      Nov 19, 2016 at 5:16 am
      How can she hope to float with the mill stones of Congress his' corruption and husband Robert Vadra hanging around her neck.lt;br/gt; If JD(U) is so confident of victory why don't they try some seat sharing in U P elections with congress, the Bihar way?
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        Mohana Kumar
        Nov 19, 2016 at 5:15 am
        Why defeating one BJP only....? Dn't they want to win....
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          PM Nair
          Nov 19, 2016 at 8:30 am
          rahul hi's leadership has no relevance in congi party.poor fellow has become a laughing stock in political circles.only the sycophants like digvijay and company is backing him. now they wants to try priyanka....it is going to have a negative impact of the vadra factor...... congress has come to such a low level that an 70 year old party do not have any national level leader .???? it is a shame...this is the reason people have lost faith in congress party.congress has reduced to Maa-beta-beti-damad party.... unless they give authority to their senior leaders nothing good is going to happen...........
          1. JAYA NAIR
            Nov 19, 2016 at 8:42 am
            These corrupt congress are thinking priyanka looks like India hi, so people will vote for these s. Fool corrupt congress do not know where is Indira and Priyanka's status? Now the people of our country are not fool to vote for these more corrupt people and they(the people of our nation) do not want to rule leaders like land mafias and scam mafias, fraud leaders, hence these goons are not going to get any vote from the people.
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