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Priyanka's Varanasi roadshow gathers crowds

Press Trust of India  |  Varanasi (UP) 

In a big show of strength in Narendra Modi's constituency, started her roadshow here Wednesday evening.

Accompanied by candidate for the Lok Sabha seat against Modi, began by garlanding the at the gates of the

and other leaders, including Bhupesh Baghel, waved at the large crowd as the procession wound its way through Varanasi's roads.

workers raised anti-Modi slogans along the route.

The Congress show of strength in the temple town comes nearly three weeks after Modi held his own roadshow here, a day before filing his nomination papers.

The local unit of the Congress had made elaborate arrangements to pull in the crowds for the roadshow, a said.

Like Modi's roadshow, Priyanka Gandhi's event will also end at the Dashashwamedh ghat.

She will then offer prayers, first at the and then at the Bhairav temple in Kotwali area.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 19:16 IST