Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was on Wednesday appointed Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East, marking her official entry into politics. Congress said Ms Vadra will take over as AICC general secretary for UP East in the first week of February.
After the appointment was announced, her husband Robert Vadra congratulated her and asked her to get her best. “Congratulations P. Always by your side in every phase of your life. Give it your best,” he posted on Facebook.
It was reported Congress president Rahul Gandhi as saying, “Very happy that my sister Priyanka will assist me in UP in the Lok Sabha polls; she is very capable.” “Congress party is fighting a battle of ideologies. And the Congress party is not going to play on the backfoot anywhere, it will play on the front foot. It is fighting for its ideology. Be it Priyanka or Jyotiraditya, they are powerful leaders of the Congress and through these two young leaders we want to alter the politics of Uttar Pradesh,” he told reporters.
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