Rahul Gandhi to begin poll campaign in Meghalaya tomorrow

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will visit Meghalaya on Wednesday to campaign for the party in the 23 February assembly elections, party sources said here.

"Rahul Gandhi will hold three public meetings in the state," a Congress source said.

While his first meeting will be at Williamnagar District Sports Association Stadium in the Williamnagar area in East Garo Hills, it will be followed by another meet at Saitfnad Maidan in Mawkyrwat in West Khasi Hills.

Rahul Gandhi. AFP

Rahul Gandhi. AFP

The last meeting will be at Umbuda Football Ground in Nongpoh in Ri Bhoi district, the source said.

A host of Congress leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, has campaigned in the poll-bound state.

Congress chairperson Sonia Gandhi also addressed a rally Tuesday in the state.

Both Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to polls on 23 February. Polls in Tripura were held on 14 February.

Results in the three northeast states will be announced on 28 February.