In Pics: Priyanka Gandhi Mesmerises Masses in Maiden Roadshow
With brother Rahul Gandhi by her side, a beaming Priyanka Gandhi waved at the crowd jostling for a glimpse of her.
With brother Rahul Gandhi by her side, a beaming Priyanka Gandhi waved at the crowd jostling for a glimpse of her.(Photo: AP)

In Pics: Priyanka Gandhi Mesmerises Masses in Maiden Roadshow

Marking her political debut ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Congress General Secretary in-charge of eastern UP Priyanka Gandhi held a mega roadshow in Lucknow on Monday, 11 February, to a rousing reception by party leaders and workers.

Accompanied by Congress President Rahul Gandhi and in-charge of the western region Jyotiraditya Scindia, a beaming Priyanka waved at the crowd jostling for a glimpse of her.

As her 'rath' rolled on, it was a gold-spot for selfies as enthusiastic party members took vantage positions to click prized photographs for posterity.

Also Read : Lucknow Welcomes Priyanka With Rose Petals and Marigold Garlands

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    All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, arrives for the road show in Lucknow.
    All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, arrives for the road show in Lucknow.(Photo: PTI)
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    Security personnel stand guard as All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (unseen) arrives for a road show in Lucknow.
    Security personnel stand guard as All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (unseen) arrives for a road show in Lucknow.(Photo: PTI)
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    All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, during a roadshow in Lucknow.
    All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, during a roadshow in Lucknow.(Photo: PTI)
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    All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, with Congress President Rahul Gandhi during the roadshow, in Lucknow.
    All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, with Congress President Rahul Gandhi during the roadshow, in Lucknow.(Photo: PTI)
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     Congress President Rahul Gandhi and All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, during the roadshow, in Lucknow
    Congress President Rahul Gandhi and All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, during the roadshow, in Lucknow(Photo: PTI)
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    Congress President Rahul Gandhi and All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are showered with rose petals during the roadshow.
    Congress President Rahul Gandhi and All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are showered with rose petals during the roadshow.(Photo: PTI)
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    Congress President Rahul Gandhi, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh (UP) East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and UP West Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia and other senior leaders during the roadshow
    Congress President Rahul Gandhi, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh (UP) East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and UP West Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia and other senior leaders during the roadshow(Photo: PTI)

Also Read : ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’: Rahul Gandhi at Priyanka’s Maiden Roadshow

When the trio embarked on a roughly 25-km roadshow, through major thoroughfares of the state capital, rose petals were sprinkled and marigold garlands showered at their cavalcade.

A day before her maiden visit to the state as Congress general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi said she hopes to start a "new kind of politics" in which everyone will be a stakeholder.

Rahul Gandhi trained guns at PM Modi over the Rafale deal at Priyanka Gandhi’s maiden roadshow in Lucknow with the slogan “chowkidar chor hai”. Addressing the crowd at the party’s Lucknow office, Rahul said the ideology of the RSS and PM Modi needs to be defeated in the country.

The approximately 14-km roadshow started from the Amausi airport and culminated at the Nehru Bhawan office of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee.

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