At the same time, the Meghalaya Governor in his tweets also said he was proud of the achievements of Banerjee.
Prof Banerjee's and his fellow recipient's work in 'experimental approach to alleviating global poverty' had helped millions across the globe, including India, come out of poverty, Sonia said.
The opposition party added on its official Twitter handle that district borders in Shahjahanpur have been blocked from all sides and Congress leaders such as Jitin Prasada detained.
All the senior leaders of the party from the state will participate in the march.
NYAY is a flagship scheme of the Congress party under which it has promised Rs 72,000 to 5 crore families every year if the party is voted to power.
The senior BJP leader claimed that his ministry had carried out projects worth Rs 55,000 crore in the national capital region.
The amount will be given till a family earns Rs 12,000 per month, says Rahul Gandhi.
Gandhi said the Congress will deposit Rs 3.60 lakh in bank accounts of five crore women in five years.
Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan spoke about the challenges and dispensation awaiting the next Union government.
Congress chief's appeal came as polling began for the third phase in which 116 Lok Sabha seats, including all constituencies in Gujarat and Kerala, are going to polls.
In an exclusive interview, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury tells Anil S and Rajesh Abraham that only a stronger Left could influence the policy direction of an alternative secular government.
The Congress President said that the Manmohan Singh-led UPA government had been more generous in providing assistance to Bihar than the NDA regime despite BJP sharing power in the state as well.
The EC said that the banner was put up without the permission of the owner of the building. Furthermore, the details of the printing firm were not seen on the banner.
The Congress chief also appealed to voters to vote for justice to the unemployed youth, struggling farmers, small businessmen and those who were persecuted due to their religion or caste.
The Congress, in its manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, has said Nyay assures up to Rs 72,000 a year or Rs 6,000 a month income to 20 per cent of India's poorest families.