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12 February 2019

OMMCOM NEWS


New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday put sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi in-charge of 41 Lok Sabha constituencies, including the family bastion of Amethi and Raebareli while General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia was entrusted with 39 constituencies in Uttar Pradesh.

Besides her brother's constituency Amethi and mother Sonia Gandhi's Raebreli, Priyanka has also been given the charge of Varanasi that elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's home turf Gorakhpur.

The other key constituencies under her charge include Lucknow, Sultanpur, Phulpur, Allahabad, Barabanki and Kushinagar.

Among the key seats under Scindia include Saharanpur, Kairana, Muzaffarnagar, Moradabad, Ghaziabad, Mathura, Pilibhit, Dhaurahra, Kanpur, and Farrukhabad and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav home turf of Mainpuri.

Both Priyanka and Scindia are in the state capital Lucknow interacting with party cadres to chalk out the roadmap for the Lok Sabha polls in the state which sends 80 members to the Lok Sabha.

Rahul Gandhi along with Priyanka and Scindia on Monday held a roadshow in Lucknow sounding the poll bugle for the state.

(IANS)