Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday resigned as the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief, plunging the party into a fresh crisis just months ahead of the assembly elections in the state.
Priyanka Gandhi mooted the idea while deliberating upon various strategies to be adopted by the party in preparation during a meeting with the party's state unit leaders.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday announced a Rs 25 per quintal hike in the purchase prices of sugarcane in the state.
Pilot, who was removed as deputy chief minister and state Congress chief after the rebellion, is also demanding inclusion of his people in various boards, corporations and other political positions.
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Amarinder Singh said he is still keeping his political options open and talking to his friends before deciding on his future course of action.
Taking to Twitter, she tagged a media report which claimed that the continuous fall in price of potatoes has left the farmers in Uttar Pradesh worried.
She was referring to CM Yogi's remarks that Uttar Pradesh remained riot-free while the governance saw a total changeover from the past providing benefits of welfare schemes directly to the deserving.
The committee on agitation under Digvijaya Singh with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as a member at its first meeting discussed issues to create an atmosphere against the Modi government.
Priyanka slammed the chief minister over the issue of crimes against women in the state and alleged that he was the champion of 'anti-women mindset'.
Priyanka, who is touring Raebareli and Amethi, was responding to UP deputy CM Keshav Maurya’s claim that the state had got rid of Congress.
Salman Khurshid, asked about the Chief Minister's face in UP polls, he said, 'We will be fighting the upcoming Assembly elections under the leadership of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.'
Priyanka Gandhi, during her meeting with party workers, said that the Congress this time, plans to declare candidates well in time for the state assembly elections.
Gandhi also held zone-wise meetings with office-bearers, the spokesperson said, adding that brainstorming sessions up to the block, wards and panchayat level were held to map out the election strategy
The meeting comes days ahead of the opposition’s planned protest; there will be discussion also on reaching out to other parties and getting them on the same platform to attack BJP govt
Following meetings with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, there were reports that PRashant Kishor is expected to join in a top opposition to revamp the party.