Meerut: Congress general-secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday met Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad at a hospital where the Dalit leader was admitted a day earlier.
Chandrashekhar Azad was taken into custody by police on Tuesday for violating the model code of conduct, officials said.
Azad was detained while leading a procession that included cars and motorcycles, but was shifted to the hospital when he took ill.
The code violation was allegedly over the number of vehicles in the political rally.
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress has given Priyanka Gandhi the charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Your guide to the latest seat tally, live updates, analysis and list of winners for Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on firstpost.com/elections. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram or like our Instagram or like our Facebook page for updates from all 542 constituencies on counting day of the general elections.
Updated Date: Mar 13, 2019 18:10:56 IST