Priyanka Gandhi has made it clear that Congress will contest on all 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh, says MLA

Lucknow: Congress MLA Aradhna Mishra said the party will be contesting on all 80 seats in Uttar Pradesh.

After attending the Congress committee meeting in Lucknow, where Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met party workers, Mishra said: "People from 11 constituencies met Priyanka ji and Jyotiraditya Scindia ji. Priyanka ji expressed it clearly that we'll contest on all 80 seats."

Representational image. News18

Representational image. News18

The Congress is leaving no stone unturned in wooing the electorates of Uttar Pradesh, which accounts for the maximum number of seats in the Lok Sabha.

On Monday, Priyanka along with Scindia and brother Rahul Gandhi conducted a fierce road show in Lucknow. The roadshow was also the Congress's first mega show of strength in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Priyanka was formally ushered into the party fold on 23 January on “a mission” to transform its fortunes ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due in a few months. The decision to induct Priyanka was taken days after Samajwadi Party and BSP decided to contest the Lok Sabha polls jointly and kept the Congress out of the alliance.

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Updated Date: Feb 14, 2019 09:14:41 IST

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