Lucknow: The Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has kick-started a mega road show in Lucknow along with Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday.
They were welcomed by Congress leaders upon their arrival in Lucknow.
Reports said thousands of supporters have joined the road show. Many leaders from the Congress including Raj Babbar, Rajeev Shukla, RPN Singh, Jitin Prasada and Harish Rawat were also seen with Priyanka and Rahul.
The Congress chief announced Priyanka’s entry into active politics after he appointed her as general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Observers maintained that the grand old party hopes to revive its fortune in eastern Uttar Pradesh which was once its stronghold.
The saffron party, on the other hand, has said that her entry into politics will not have any impact on the party in any way.
Reports said hectic preparations are underway at the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) office in the posh Mall Avenue area for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s first visit to the city.
Congress leaders maintained the party is in for serious business ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.