Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Appointed Congress General Secretary For Uttar Pradesh
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been appointed the Congress General Secretary For Uttar Pradesh (East).
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been appointed the Congress General Secretary For Uttar Pradesh (East), marking her entry into active politics, ahead of national elections due by May. The Congress, in a press release announced her appointment to the key post by her brother and party chief Rahul Gandhi. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, 47, has always confined her role in politics to the constituencies of her brother Rahul and mother Sonia Gandhi, Amethi and Raebareli, till now. "We're fired up and ready to go," the Congress tweeted, congratulating her and party leaders KC Venugopal and Jyotiraditya Scindia for their new roles.
Ms Gandhi Vadra's appointment was announced with a statement that also said Jyotiraditya Scindia will be in charge of western UP.
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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has entered active politics for the first time ahead of the national election due by May. She has been appointed Congress general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh east."