Priyanka Gandhi precipitated wild speculation at some stage in political and media circles on Thursday at some stage in her jovial interaction with Congress workers in Rae Bareli.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra prays on the banks of Ganga at some stage in an election marketing and marketing campaign in Varanasi on March 20, 2019. (REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash)
Narendra Modi versus Priyanka Gandhi in Varanasi? Whereas it might maybe most likely maybe maybe per chance also be a tantalising contest, for now the match-up exists finest in a joke cracked by the Congress leader in Rae Bareli.
Gandhi precipitated wild speculation at some stage in political and media circles on Thursday at some stage in her interaction with Congress workers in Rae Bareli the attach a portion of the cadre urged her to fight upcoming elections from the constituency, which is within the meanwhile held by her mother Sonia Gandhi.
Responding to them, Gandhi stated in jest, “Why no longer Varanasi?”
Varanasi is the Lok Sabha constituency of Prime Minister Modi from the attach he’ll be contesting again this twelve months. The Congress and the SP-BSP alliance are but to checklist their candidates in opposition to the PM.
Amid the ‘will she, obtained’t she’ debate on Gandhi’s poll debut, the Congress leader had on Wednesday stated she would contest elections if her birthday party asks her.
“If my birthday party asks me to contest the polls, I will truly attain so. But my personal desire is to work for the birthday party’s organisation as somewhat a pair of labor desires to be completed,” the Congress leader had told journalists.
“I possess told birthday party workers that it’s indispensable you marketing and marketing campaign effectively this election. You might maybe per chance maybe honest aloof fling to each and each dwelling, and checklist these that this election is to effect the nation. No longer Rahul Gandhi, however the nation might maybe per chance maybe honest aloof prefer this election.”
She, nevertheless, stated that no decision has been made but, with the election trusty a fortnight away.
Priyanka Gandhi used to be earlier alleged to contest from Rae Bareli as she has broadly campaigned for her mother Sonia Gandhi there beforehand. But Sonia Gandhi has made up our minds to contest the elections again, ending rumours of her retirement from active politics.
The Congress frequent secretary in-charge of the express’s jap districts kicked off the second leg of her marketing and marketing campaign this week with visits to Amethi, her brother Rahul Gandhi’s constituency, and is scheduled to achieve Ayodhya, the attach the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid attach is located, on Friday.