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Sonia, Rahul Gandhi meet voters in their constituencies

THE ASIAN AGE. | AMITA VERMA
Published : Apr 19, 2018, 2:14 am IST
Updated : Apr 19, 2018, 2:14 am IST

Senior Congress leaders of the district also met Mr Gandhi and apprised him about the local politics.

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi meets people in her parliamentary constituency Raebareli on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)
 Congress leader Sonia Gandhi meets people in her parliamentary constituency Raebareli on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Lucknow: Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Mrs Sonia Gandhi held a Janata Darshan at the Bhue Mau guest house in Rae Bareli and listened to the problems of the people in Amethi and Rae Bareli.

Mr Gandhi and Mrs Gandhi met around 23 delegations at the guest house after which Mrs Gandhi inaugurated several development projects to the tune of over Rs 75 crore in her Rae Bareli Parliamentary constituency under her MPLAD and PMSJY scheme at the guest house.

Senior Congress leaders of the district also met Mr Gandhi and apprised him about the local politics.

Interestingly a number of cars with a BJP flag were seen lined up outside the Bhue Mau guest house.

The leaders expressed concern over the reported anti-party activities of Congress MLA Dinesh Pratap Singh and his two brothers — the Congress MLA from Harchandpur Rakesh Singh and district panchayat chairman Awadhesh Singh.

These rebels Congress leaders are slated to join the BJP during a rally in the district on April 21, which will be addressed by BJP president Amit Shah and chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

Later, Mrs Gandhi inaugurated a Passport Sewa centre at the head post office premises and attended the District Development Coordination Monitoring Committee at the collectorate in her constituency. Mr Rahul Gandhi held a chaupal in Salon assembly segment where he interacted with the local people and inquired about their problems.

Mr Gandhi visited the homes of a number of people and spent time with the children of a government school in the vicinity.

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