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.
Congress leaders here said the party's local unit has made elaborate plans to pull in the crowds for Priyanka Gandhi's roadshow.
The roadshow will begin from Madan Mohan Malviya's statue at Banaras Hindu University gates, the spot from where Modi's well-attended event began on April 25.
Like Modi's roadshow, it will end at the Dashashwamedh ghat.
The Samajwadi Party has nominated Shalini Yadav, as the opposition alliance candidate.
The manifesto, Vachanpatra, promises that the party will work towards reinstating the temples which were demolished to build the Kashi Vishwanath corridor.
It also lists creation of jobs, boosting farmers' income and women's empowerment among various issues.
Meanwhile, 'sadhus' associated with the Vrindavan-based Ram Sena, headed by Vishnu Vinodam, is holding a yagna here for the Congress nominee.
We launched the yagna at the Assi ghat yesterday and will continue for the next three days for making the Congress party win the general election, Ram Sena member Neetu Narayani said.
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