Swatantra Dev Singh also accused Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav of spreading violence in the state and said action will also be taken against him if evidence is found for it.
The greeting cards, bearing the signature of the Congress general secretary, are being sent to intellectuals, writers, poets, journalists and social workers.
Taking to Twitter, Priyanka Gandhi cited a media report that quoted a Banaras Hindu University student as saying that in the 365 days of 2019, Section 144 was imposed in Varanasi town for 359 days.
Launching a direct attack on Yogi Adityanath over his saffron robes, Priyanka said he wasn’t living up to the essence of Hinduism which had no place for violence or revenge.
Priyanka was on her way to meet family of former IPS officer, social activist S.R. Darapuri when she was stopped by the police after which she rode pillion on a Congress worker's scooter.
The deputy chief minister's remarks came a day after a high-voltage drama unfolded in Lucknow on Saturday as Priyanka Gandhi alleged she was manhandled by UP police personnel.
The protesters were detained by Delhi police personnel as soon as they tried to march towards the UP Bhawan from the nearby Assam Bhawan in South Delhi's Chanakyapuri area.
The Congress leader claimed that she was held by the woman police personnel and pushed by another as she was walking towards Darapuri's house.
Taking to Twitter, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra posted a media report which claimed that a baby girl died in Uttar Pradesh due to malnutrition.
Her sharp attack at Shah comes amid massive protests across the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act which the Congress is opposing, alleging that it is unconstitutional.
The Congress said that there is widespread resentment against the recent actions of the BJP government which has been allegedly 'dictatorial'.
Bijnor was one of the districts in Uttar Pradesh affected by violence by anti-CAA protesters who hurled stones and brickbats at policemen and torched some vehicles.
Earlier, Priyanka Gandhi tweeted on the martyrdom day of Ram Prasad Bismil and Ashafaqullah Khan as both went to the gallows opposing Britishers on the same day in 1927.
Hitting out at Nirmala Sitharaman for her 'onions' remark, Gandhi said that the government must find a solution to the problem as middlemen are benefiting greatly due to her 'bankrupt' policies.
The case refers to the rape of a 17-year-old girl on June 4, 2017, in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, and one of the main accused in the case is former BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar.