Saharanpur, Apr 8: Congress' campaigning in western Uttar Pradesh received a setback on Monday when all the three rallies to be addressed by party president Rahul Gandhi along with his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and another senior leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was cancelled due to bad weather.
The joint rally was scheduled to be held at Shamli in Kairana Lok Sabha seat, Bijnore and Saharanpur . But all the three have been cancelled due to hail storm and high winds in the region today.
In Saharanpur,the announcement of cancellation of the rally was made by Imran Masood, the Congress candidate from Saharanpur, when large numbers of supporters were present at the Gandhi Park meeting spot braving inclement weather.
Tomorrow is the last day for campaigning for first phase of polls in UP, where the Congress leaders were supposed to address the rally today. (UNI)