The Congress would cross to the Uttar Pradesh meeting elections and not using a CM face however will struggle below the watch of normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, whom the state celebration leader Ajay Kumar Lallu described as a “hurricane” that may assist sweep the polls.
Mr Lallu stated the way in which Priyanka Gandhi is elevating more than a few problems in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath govt is feeling threatened via her.
Alternatively, Mr Lallu refused to are expecting the choice of seats the celebration is focused on to win, however claimed that they might come to energy with complete majority.
Congress had received handiest seven seats within the 403-member Uttar Pradesh meeting within the 2017 polls. “There’s a present (of the celebration) at the flooring. The best way during which organisational paintings has been achieved within the celebration, and the way in which during which a workforce constructed, the result’s that as of late we’re able to doing the rest,” Mr Lallu, president of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) instructed PTI in an interview.
“We’re demonstrating this organisational energy over and over. The perception that we’re not anything in UP has modified. There’s a hurricane in UP and its identify is Priyanka Gandhi,” Mr Lallu stated.
“It’ll assist Congress sweep the impending polls,” he added.
Requested why the celebration has no longer declared its leader minister candidate, he stated, “The CM face is determined via the celebration’s nationwide management. However the in-charge of UP is Priyanka ji and the elections can be contested below her watch”.
“We’re going to shape the federal government with complete majority,” he stated.
The AICC normal secretary tasked with regaining the celebration’s misplaced flooring within the political heartland, on the other hand, used to be non-committal about contesting the impending state polls herself.
“It has no longer been determined as but,” she stated previous this month based on a query on the opportunity of her contesting the polls.
Reacting to Priyanka Gandhi being dubbed as a “political vacationer” via the BJP, Mr Lallu stated, “Be it Priyanka ji or our celebration employees, everyone is concentrated. Within the closing 3 months, Congress employees have confronted lathis and long past to prison. The federal government has followed a trail of oppression in opposition to us.”
“However I feel that the way in which during which Priyanka ji has raised the problems of ladies protection, farmers and unemployment, it has given new power to the Congress. The federal government is feeling utterly afraid, and therefore resorting to such acts,” he claimed.
Attacking the Samajwadi Birthday party for alleging that the BJP used to be serving to Priyanka Gandhi to hurt the Akhilesh Yadav-led celebration, the UP Congress leader stated, “The SP is engaged in spreading this propaganda. It has misplaced the boldness of the general public.”
Relating to the six BSP legislators and a BJP MLA becoming a member of the SP, Mr Lallu stated regardless of what number of MLAs the celebration manages to get in its camp, it’s the Congress which can shape the following govt within the state.
“It is just the Congress which may give a struggle to the BJP as it has an ideology and is a synonym for fight has other folks’s agree with,” Mr Lallu stated.
The SP can’t problem the BJP as a result of within the closing four-and-a-half years, the folk of the state have observed what the SP has achieved, Mr Lallu stated.
The UP Congress president additionally stated that an individual who needs to “struggle” this (BJP) govt will keep within the celebration. On being requested as to who’s the principle challenger to the Congress, Mr Lallu stated, “The SP and BSP come to contest polls, whilst the Congress raises the problems of public hobby and struggles for it.”
“We’re assured that the individuals are going to bathe their blessings at the Congress,” he added. At the query of electoral alliance, Mr Lallu stated, “We can have alliance with villages, deficient other folks, farmers and the average guy.”
On Congress leaders together with Priyanka Gandhi going to temples, which the BJP has claimed as its “ideological victory”, Mr Lallu stated, “We imagine in all religions and place confidence in all religions. We don’t make an match out of the whole lot just like the BJP does.”
Mr Lallu welcomed political events just like the AAP and AIMIM coming into the ballot fray in Uttar Pradesh.
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