This U-turn inside a day by Priyanka has left the celebration cadres within the state confused relating to the place of the celebration
New Delhi: Congress basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday backtracked from declaring herself because the chief ministerial face within the upcoming Uttar Pradesh elections. On Friday, whereas releasing the youth manifesto of the celebration within the nationwide capital, she was requested in regards to the CM face. She had replied, “Are you seeing another face from the Congress? Then?” She had additional added, “My face could be seen all over the place.”
Talking to a information company on Saturday, she clarified that on Friday, she had made the remark about her being the chief ministerial face in “irritation”. She stated, “I’m not saying that I’m the (CM) face (of Congress within the Uttar Pradesh elections)… I stated that (you possibly can see my face all over the place) in irritation since you all have been asking the identical query once more & once more.”
This U-turn inside a day by the Congress basic secretary has left the celebration cadres within the state confused relating to the place of the celebration. Her comment was thought of as a significant indication on Congress’ chief ministerial candidate for the Meeting elections scheduled in February and March. Congress until now has not projected a chief ministerial candidate in any of the 5 poll-bound states.
The Congress beneath Ms Priyanka Vadra’s management is making an attempt to place up a powerful struggle in Uttar Pradesh by reaching out to the ladies and youth that type a major a part of the state’s inhabitants. Within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, there have been reviews that she may contest from Varanasi in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi however the speculations later fizzled out. She was then appointed basic secretary incharge of Uttar Pradesh East in 2019. Later, she was given duty of the complete state. Within the final couple of months, she has been re-building the organisational construction within the state.
Congress is dealing with an uphill activity within the state; a number of of its leaders have abandoned the celebration claiming that it has no future within the state. Lately, Supriya Aron, who was given a ticket by the Congress from Bareilly, joined the Samajwadi Occasion. Her husband Praveen Aron, former Lok Sabha MP of the celebration from Bareilly, additionally joined the Samajwadi Occasion on Saturday. Others, who’ve abandoned the celebration, embody West UP chief Imran Masood, Harendra Malik and his son Pankaj Malik. UP stalwart and former union minister Jitin Prasada give up the celebration final yr.