Friday, October 7, 2022

Priyanka holds door-to-door campaign

Congress in charge of Uttar Pradesh elections Priyanka Gandhi Vadra while holding a door-to-door campaign in Noida interacted with the people of slum areas and said that the party does politics with ‘positive thoughts’.
She also interacted with a group of women separately under the “Ladki hoon, lad Sakti hoon” slogan.
During this door-to-door campaign, Priyanka Gandhi also heard the problems of specially-abled people in Noida’s sector-8 area.
Speaking to ANI, she said, “Pankaj Singh, BJP MLA from Noida is doing nothing here. There are no well-developed roads, no electricity, and other facilities. However, our candidate Pankhuri Pathak will work for the development of the area. We will definitely defeat the BJP candidate.” “We are in this electoral fray to do positive politics so the other leaders have to answer,” she added.
Priyanka Gandhi said that instead of talking about the upcoming Uttar Pradesh polls being a fight of “80 versus 20”, chief minister Yogi Adityanath and the ruling BJP should put out statistics on employment, healthcare and education in the state. “They talk about 80 per cent versus 20 per cent. We say, talk about the percentage of youngsters who do not have jobs, talk about education, what percentage of the budget will you put in education, healthcare. Tell people about the money spent during the COVID-19 pandemic,” she said.
Congress has named Pankhuri Pathak as their candidate for Noida. Notably, it is the first visit of However, she had been conducting live interactions on social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube.
The Congress General Secretary is also expected to campaign in the Dadri Assembly Constituency tomorrow.
Presently, big rallies are banned and only door-to-door and virtual rallies are allowed. The last date of campaigning for the first phase of UP polls is February 8; voting is to begin from February 10.
In Uttar Pradesh, the first phase polling will be held on February 10, the second phase on February 14, the third phase on February 20, the fourth phase on February 23, the fifth phase on February 27, the sixth phase on March 3, and the seventh phase on March 7. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.