Priyanka Vadra as chief campaigner for Cong in UP: Here’s how Twitterati reacted

Party sources said details on Priyanka’s campaign role will be firmed up once Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi returns from his vacation.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: July 22, 2016 5:26 pm
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Hoping to lift party morale and fortunes in the run-up to the 2017 assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress has decided to bring Priyanka Gandhi Vadra out of the “family pocket borough” of Amethi-Rae Bareli for campaigning in other parts of the state.

Aware of the controversies surrounding Priyanka’s husband Robert Vadra — his company is at the centre of a probe ordered by the Haryana government into alleged irregularities in grant of licences to developers in Gurgaon — the Congress is also readying plans to counter attacks from rivals.

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Party sources said details on Priyanka’s campaign role will be firmed up once Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi returns from his vacation.

Here is how Twitterati responded to Congress’ decision to bring her out for campaigning in other parts of Uttar Pradesh:

READ: Congress hopes for a Priyanka Gandhi push in Uttar Pradesh

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