Congress General Secretary and eastern Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday kicked off her political campaign for the Lok Sabha elections from Prayagraj to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi.
According to party leaders, she embarked on her much-anticipated boat ride from the Manaiya Ghat in Kachnar tehsil of Prayagraj district and will conclude at Varanasi’s Assi Ghat on Wednesday evening, a day before the festival of Holi.
Priyanka will also meet the family of CRPF soldier who lost his life in the Pulwama terror attack.
On her way, she will make pit-stops and interact with people who live by the river and seek support for the party for the Lok Sabha elections.
Priyanka also offered prayers at the Bade Hanuman Mandir, popular as ‘Lete huye Hanuman Mandir’ near Prayagraj Sangam.
Priyanka on Sunday held marathon meetings with party workers at the Nehru Bhawan party’s state headquarters in Lucknow.