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Priyanka to attend 'kisan panchayat' in Saharanpur tomorrow: UP Congress

The Congress will on Wednesday launch its outreach campaign in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh with party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra attending a 'kisan panchayat' in Saharanpur.

Priyanka Gandhi | Congress | Saharanpur

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Priyanka Gandhi

Amid the agitation against the Centre's agri laws, the will on Wednesday launch its outreach campaign in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh with party general secretary Vadra attending a 'kisan panchayat' in

Vadra will be participating in the kisan panchayat at Chilkhana under the party's 'Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan' campaign that will be started in 27 districts of the state, media convenor of UP Lalan Kumar said.

He said that several prominent party leaders will be participating in the 10-day programme.

The campaign is starting in 27 districts including Saharanpur, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat, Meerut, Bijnor, Hapur, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, Firozabad, Budaun, Bareilly, Rampur, Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheir, Sitapur and Hardoi, Lalan said.

The has been vociferously supporting the farmers' agitating against the new agri laws and is hoping to make inroads in the state where assembly elections are due next year.

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First Published: Tue, February 09 2021. 19:16 IST