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Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka to participate in CWC meet
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Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka to participate in CWC meet

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Ahmedabad, Mar 11 : Congress President Rahul Gandhi, his mother and former president of the main opposition party Sonia Gandhi, sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh would participate in the party's working committee (CWC) meeting to be held here tomorrow.

The CWC was to be held earlier on February 28 but was postponed due to border situation. Party's deputy leader in assembly Shailesh Parmar said that in first joint public stage sharing by the three members of Gandhi family, they would also participate in a Rally at Trimandir in Adalaj near capital Gandhinagar. The rally which earlier was named Jan Sankalp rally has now been re-christened as Jay Jawan, Jay Kisan, Jan Sankalp Rally.

He said that in all 60 top leaders of the party would participate in the CWC to be held at Sardar Smarak here. Former minister Anand Sharma, A K Antony, Ghulam Nabi Azad and others including Mallikarjun Khadge, Harish Rawat and CM's of the party ruled states would participate in it.

He said that the CWC being held in Gujarat after 58 years after 1961, would remain focused on the coming LS polls and the situation after the Pulwama terror attack.

Parmar said that as the party fared very well in last assembly election in Gujarat and gave a message to the whole nation that BJP was not invincible, the CWC before LS polls was being held here. It is also the 150th birth anniversary year of Gandhiji, the beloved son of Gujarat.

Party spokesperson Manish Doshi said that the top party leaders would visit Gandhi Ashram in Sabarmati in the morning for prayers before participating in the CWC meeting at Sardar Smarak here and offering tributes to the martyrs of the nation including jawans who gave supreme sacrifice for the nation in Pulwama terror attack at Shahid Smarak situated close by.

He said that the rally would be held at Trimandir. Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi and Manmohan Singh would remain present on the stage along with Rahul Gandhi.UNI