‘Amethi Main Aa Raha Hoon,’ Says Rahul Enroute to His Constituency

Gandhi was scheduled to visit Amethi on 4 January but it was cancelled due to the Winter Session of Parliament.

1 min read
Congress President Rahul Gandhi.

“Amethi main aa raha hoon,” posted Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday, 23 January, ahead of his two-day visit to Amethi, his parliamentary constituency.

He wrote, “Amethi main aa raha hoon. Ghar ke aangan mein apno ke saath baat-vichar hogi. Khushiyon ki is kahaani ke rang aapko tasveeron ke madhyam se dikhata rahoonga (Amethi, I am coming. Will discuss and debate with my own people in my home state. I will keep sharing the happy moments through pictures.)

During his stay, Gandhi is scheduled to meet representatives of gram panchayats at Fursatganj. He will also take part in the swearing-in of newly elected Bar members in Gauriganj, his representative Chandrakant Dubey said.

Gandhi will address a ‘nukkad sabha’ at Haliyapur and stay the night at Bhueymau guest house, where he will meet party workers on the second day of his visit before leaving for Delhi, Dubey said.

Gandhi was scheduled to visit Amethi on 4 January but it was cancelled due to the Winter session of Parliament.

His visit would have clashed with Union Minister Smriti Irani’s Amethi trip, which was also scheduled for the same day and was being seen as the first major political face-off ahead of the general elections.

Meanwhile, the proposed visit of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi to her Lok Sabha constituency Rae Bareli has been cancelled, her representative KL Sharma said, citing "unavoidable reasons".

Amethi and Rae Bareli are the two Lok Sabha seats left out for the Congress by the BSP-SP alliance in the state.

(With PTI inputs)

(This story was auto-published from a syndicated feed. No part of the story has been edited by The Quint.)

(The Quint is available on Telegram. For handpicked stories every day, subscribe to us on Telegram)

We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated.

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!