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Priyanka Gandhi to visit UP for first time after Congress' poll debacle

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New [India], Jun 10 (ANI): Gandhi Vadra will visit on Tuesday for the first time after facing massive defeat in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections.

Congress' in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, will visit on Tuesday evening and will take part in review meetings that will take place on Wednesday to discuss the reasons behind party's poor performance in the in the state.

Along with Priyanka, in-charge of western Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia will also take review meetings in on June 11 and in on June 14.

According to sources, district presidents from the eastern region of the state and other senior leaders will be attending marathon meetings which will go till late in the presence of in-charges of eastern

retained the seat by defeating the BJP's by over 1.67 lakh votes.

lost the Nehru-Gandhi family stronghold Amethi seat to BJP's Smriti Irani by over 55,000 votes.

On June 4, a meeting was held at Priyanka's residence in New Delhi, which was attended by of the Congress committee, and other general secretaries, including Jyotiraditya Scindia, to build the party again at the block level, post its defeat in the elections.

Results of the recent Lok Sabha elections were disastrous for the Congress. The Congress won 52 seats across the country in the recent general elections, which is just eight more than 2014 in the outgoing Lok Sabha.

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First Published: Mon, June 10 2019. 03:37 IST