Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday made the election concoction from PM Modi’s stronghold for the victory of UP Mission 2022. Priyanka, who reached Varanasi, went to temple-temple and did darshan and worship. First visited and worshiped in Baba Vishwanath temple then Maa Annapurna and after that Maa Durga temple. While talking to the media while coming out of the temple, Priyanka said that ‘Kashi Vishwanath Darshan has nothing to do with the election. This is my faith. Whenever I come to Varanasi, I definitely come for darshan. After this, Priyanka Gandhi has reached Rohaniya to address the Kisan Nyay rally organized in the grounds of Jagatpur Inter College. His address will start shortly.
Earlier, Priyanka was given a warm welcome by the workers at the Varanasi airport. Priyanka was received by State Congress Committee President Ajay Kumar Lallu and Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra.
Congress leaders and workers had put up huge hoardings of Priyanka on various routes of Varanasi. This is Priyanka’s first public meeting in Uttar Pradesh after she was detained and in police custody for nearly two days while on her way to meet the families of the victims of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.
Eight people, including four farmers, were killed in the violence that broke out in Tikonia area of Lakhimpur Kheri district on October 3 against Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya’s visit to the native village of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra. A case has been registered against many people including Mishra’s son Ashish in this case. Ashish Mishra is currently in police custody.