UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Photo/ANI
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Photo/ANI

LS Polls: Congress releases list of campaigners for Assam, Uttar Pradesh

ANI | Updated: Mar 26, 2019 14:56 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar 26 (ANI): The Congress party on Tuesday announced the names of campaigners for Assam and Uttar Pradesh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
The two lists, one for each state, contain the names of 40-star campaigners including the leaders, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, party President Rahul Gandhi, and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, among others.
Assam will go to polls in three phases. Five constituencies each will go to polls in the first two phases on April 11 and 18 and four seats in the third phase (April 23).
Meanwhile, polling in 80 constituencies of Uttar Pradesh will be spread across all seven phases- April 11, 18, 23, 29, May 6, 12 and 19.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra along with Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh West Jyotiraditya Scindia are some of the leaders who will hold election rallies and public meetings both in Uttar Pradesh and Assam.
The names of senior leaders like Ahmed Patel and Harish Rawat figure among the campaigners for the Eastern state.
The list released for Uttar Pradesh campaigners includesRaj Babbar and senior party leaders like Gulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot.
The seven-phased Lok Sabha elections are scheduled to be held from April 11 and will go on till May 19.
Results of the polls will be declared on May 23. (ANI)