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Rahul Gandhi to interact with students in poll-bound Assam

Gandhi will be on a day-long tour to the poll-bound state where the Congress is seeking to wrest back power from the BJP.

Published: 18th March 2021 11:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th March 2021 11:21 PM   |  A+A-

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi (Photo | EPS)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will interact with college students and meet tea estate workers as part of his poll campaign in Assam on Friday, the party said.

Gandhi will be on a day-long tour to the poll-bound state where the Congress is seeking to wrest back power from the BJP.

The former Congress chief will be interacting with college students in Lahoal in Dibrugarh on Friday morning and then attend the tea estate workers rally in Dinjoy in Panitola block of Dibrugarh later, the party said.

He will also address a public meeting in Town Field in Doom Dooma in Tinsukia district of Assam, it said.

"Looking forward to meeting you all in Assam! Together let's defeat the forces that seek to divide us and join hands to build a strong, united, peaceful and prosperous Assam," he said via messaging app Telegram.

This is the second time Gandhi would be campaigning in Assam.

Earlier, his sister and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had also campaigned for the party in the state and met tea estate workers.

Assembly elections in Assam are slated in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6, to elect the 126 member house.

The results will be out on May 2.



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