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Rahul Gandhi Gets Help From Prashant Kishor

The day last March when the Congress formally put Prashant Kishor in charge of planning its election effort in Uttar Pradesh, the poll strategist said very little, recall senior UP Congress leaders who attended that meeting called by Rahul Gandhi in Delhi. They were told Kishor would not only work out the campaign for 2017 but also help prepare the manifesto, and the message went out that everyone was to cooperate. Since he arrived in Lucknow shortly after that meeting, Kishor has been saying a lot to party leaders and workers at levels from district to block to assembly constituency and frontal organisation. He has been addressing them at every meeting moderated by former MP Annu Tandon, setting out targets for their units and, in one-on-one interactions, often reminding them of his closeness to Rahul, according to party members. - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/up-elections-2017-prashant-kishor-gets-a-free-hand-sets-targets-for-congress-members-2819345/#sthash.VqIJEpqf.yRBXhTcm.dpuf
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