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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra joins Twitter

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general secretary for East region Gandhi has joined Twitter, the party announced on Monday.

"Smt. Gandhi is now on You may follow her at @priyankagandhi" read a tweet posted from the Congress' official handle.

Priyanka, whose formal entry into has been a matter of speculation for several years, was given the charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, a state which always plays a key role in the formation of the central government as 80 out of 543 Lok Sabha seats are at stake there.

She was formally ushered into the party fold on January 23 on "a mission" to transform its fortunes ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due in a few months.

The 47-year-old daughter of and sister of has, time and again, campaigned for her mother and brother in Rae Bareli and Amethi Lok Sabha constituencies of

The decision to induct was taken days after and decided to contest the Lok Sabha polls jointly and kept the out of the alliance.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 12:24 IST