Poll Pourri: Rahul Gandhi to visit Bundelkhand today

Five months after AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi jointly addressed a rally with PM Manmohan Singh in Bundelkhand,he will again visit the region on Monday.

Written by Express News Service | Published:October 10, 2011 3:44 am

Rahul to visit Bundelkhand today

Lucknow: Five months after AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi jointly addressed a rally with PM Manmohan Singh in Bundelkhand,he will again visit the region on Monday. He will address a training programme of newly elected Youth Congress representatives around 1.30pm at Shrinath Palace in Jhansi. He is also likely to go on a surprise tour to some areas of Bundelkhand. Sources said the party plans to highlight the poor implementation of the Bundelkhand package. Rahul might also visit some of the areas to be benefited under various schemes of the package. “He might visit some of the villages on his way. But because his programme is of just one day,we are not expecting any long tours of the region,” said a Congress leader from the region.

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