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Congress goes into poll mode in UP, Prashant Kishor to meet leaders to strategise campaign

Lucknow: Political strategist Prashant Kishor, who has been engaged by the Congress to plan its electoral campaign in UP, will hold meetings with leaders of various frontal organisations of the party on Lucknow on 21 April and 22 April. Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh are due in 2017.

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor. Image courtesy Twitter.

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor. Image courtesy Twitter.

Kishor, along with AICC general secretary incharge of the state Madhusudan Mistry and UPCC president Nirmal Khatri will meet leaders of Minorities cell, Women's cell, NSUI, Sewa Dal, Youth Congress and SC/ST cell, primarily to take feedback from them as part of the preparation for devising electoral, a Congress spokesman said.

Kishor, who had successfully handled the election campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and Nitish Kumar in the last year's Bihar poll, was roped in by the Congress for crucial UP polls.

He had earlier visited Lucknow on 11 March and listened to suggestions and views of senior party leaders.

Updated Date: Apr 20, 2016 19:14 PM

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