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Mention caste, sub-caste: Congress feedback form asks party workers

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After the recent roadshow in Lucknow, party workers meeting with Vadra and in are being asked to fill in a feedback form that asks for their and sub-as well as details of their

The comprehensive data collection exercise by the party is considered as its endeavor towards ensuring adequate and equal representation to all castes in the party. However, during elections in Uttar-Pradesh, almost every major party in poll fray attempts to play the card.

Moreover, the collection of information about the of workers is perceived as the party's attempt to optimally tap the of its workers so as to reach out to maximum number of voters with party's policies and poll promises.

After her debut in the party as in charge of UP east, Priyanka is holding marathon meetings with the party workers from various Lok Sabha constituencies spread over the eastern Her meeting with the party workers is considered as her bid to rejuvenate the party's ranks and files including the booth level workers ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

"is conducting elaborate discussions with every including elders, women, and youngsters on how to run the party. She is also holding a comprehensive discussion about the strategy and who should be the probable candidates for the upcoming polls," said , a

"These are just for the party information. All the forms we have to ask for this information," said Awasthi.

Another said that Congress wants to ensure that no section or caste of the society is left without being adequately represented in the party.

"Congress party wants to ensure that all sections and caste find equal representation and is asking for the caste and sub-caste because of this reason only," said a who came from

On Tuesday also, Priyanka held daylong meetings with local Congress leaders and scores of party workers at the party office in She on Monday participated in a mega roadshow along with and in

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 19:31 IST