Guwahati, Apr 14 : Star campaigner of the Congress, Priyanka Gandhi, will take part in a road show in Silchar the constituency of sitting member of parliament Sushmita Dev.
As per reports, Congress general secretary, in-charge of Uttar Pradesh(East), Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will participate in a road show from Silchar’s Sadarghat to Rangirkhari area.
The supporters of the Congress from different parts of Assam have sought Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to visit Assam and campaign for party candidates in the state for the Lok Sabha polls. While five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam – Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Kaliabor, Tezpur and Lakhimpur – went to Lok Sabha polls in the first phase on April 11, Barak Valley, central Assam and hill areas will witness parliamentary polls in second phase on April 18.
In Silchar parliamentary constituency, the Congress has fielded sitting MP and All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev as the party candidate. Besides Congress’ national president Rahul Gandhi, another star campaigner of the party, Navjot Singh Siddhu has already campaigned for Dev in Silchar. The Congress has announced that if the party comes to power and Dev is re-elected as an MP, she will be given ministerial berth in the Congress-led ministry at the Centre. (UNI)