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Priyanka to kick off Cong's poll campaign in UP on Friday

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Vadra would formally kick off the party's poll campaign from on Friday and is likely to take the river route to Narendra Modi's constituency

said office bearers of the state unit of the party discussed the details of her programme, which will be declared Friday after seeking certain official clearance.

"national in charge of eastern Priyanaka Vadra is arriving here tomorrow," Babbar told reporters here.

A senior leader said she will begin her campaign from Allahabad, the birthplace of the first and her great grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru, from where she may take the river route to

"She may take the river route to reach out to the poor people, especially those residing on the river banks, and who have been continuously facing hardships for the past 30 years," Babbar said.

In Allahabad, Vadra is also likely to visit the historic Anand Bhawan, the erstwhile ancestral home of the Nehru family, now dedicated as a museum housing the personal belongings of and his father

The buzz in Congress circles is that she may take the river route to via Mirzapur. She may offer prayers at Vindhayavasini temple in Mirzapur and in Varanasi.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 18:00 IST