Priyanka will begin her tour of Uttar Pradesh from February 11 and will stay in the state till February 14. Priyanka is likely to end her visit by travelling to Lucknow, holding a road show and addressing a meeting of party office-bearers.
East Uttar Pradesh is home to the constituencies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Varanasi), Home Minister Rajnath Singh (Lucknow), and the region around Gorakhpur, the home turf of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is set to take charge as Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East next month. While Priyanka Gandhi Vadra may be marking an official entry into active politics now, she has been the party's star campaigner, albeit mostly for her brother Rahul and mother Sonia, for almost two decades.