Priyanka takes plunge into politics ahead of 2019 LS polls

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New Delhi: Ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha(LS) polls, Priyanka Gandhi, was on Wednesday inducted into the party as the AICC General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh.

She will take charge from the first week of February, a press release from the party said.

Priyanka is the daughter of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and sister of party president Rahul Gandhi.

Her entry into politics was speculated for decades. Earlier, Priyanka had supported the electoral campaigns of the Congress party and addressed various rallies. But, she had never accepted a formal post in the party.

The daughter of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and sister of party president Rahul Gandhi, her entry into active politics in the election year has provided a fillip to the Congress, observers maintained.

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