LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Congress has expelled several of its leaders due to their alleged anti-party activities, a spokesperson for the party said here on Friday.
Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) spokesperson Brijendra Kumar Singh in a statement said that the leaders have been expelled from the party for six years for their anti-party activities.
The expelled leaders include -- Former MLAs Anugrah Narayan Singh and Vinod Choudhary, Ram Jiavan, former District Congress president of Ambedkar Nagar district Firoz Khan, Achhan Khan, Gaurav Pandey, Surendra Shukla and Vijma Kersarvani.
Apart from these leaders, Ravi Prakash Ravendra too has been expelled from the party for two years.
This comes after it was reported Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi will travel to the Eastern Uttar Pradesh soon with an aim to strengthen the party cadre at the ground level.
According to a source in the party, Priyanka will meet workers in each division and take their feedback and suggestions to pick up prominent and popular faces to lead the district level committees.