Priyanka to UP vot­ers: We will start new pol­i­tics

The Asian Age - - Nation -

New Delhi, Feb. 10: A day be­fore her maiden visit to Ut­tar Pradesh as Con­gress gen­eral sec­re­tary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that to­gether with the people of the state she hopes to start a “new kind of pol­i­tics” in which ev­ery­one will be a stake­holder.

Priyanka and Jy­oti­ra­ditya Scin­dia will ar­rive in Luc­know on Mon­day on their first trip to the state af­ter be­ing ap­pointed the Con­gress gen­eral sec­re­tary in- charges of east­ern and west­ern UP re­spec­tively.

They will be ac­com­pa­nied by Con­gress pres­i­dent Rahul Gandhi — all three vis­it­ing the cru­cial state for the first time af­ter the ap­point­ments an­nounced last month.

“I am com­ing to­mor­row to Luc­know to meet all of you. I have hope in my heart that to­gether we will start a new kind of pol­i­tics, a pol­i­tics in which all of you will be stake­hold­ers — my young friends, my sis­ters and even the weak­est per­son, all their voices will be heard,” said Ms Gandhi through the Con­gress’s Shakti App.

Con­gress work­ers are plan­ning a road­show when the three lead­ers travel from the air­port to the party’s state head­quar­ters. The party in Ut­tar Pradesh is see­ing the visit as the vir­tual launch of the Con­gress cam­paign in the state, ahead of the com­ing Lok Sabha elec­tions.

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