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Election Epicentre: Congress Plays Offensive as Priyanka Gandhi Appointed In-charge of Eastern U.P.

Jan 25, 2019 12:36 PM IST India India

The charged up cadre have dubbed Priyanka 'Durga Maa' like ger grandmother and demanded that she contest from Varanasi in the Lok Sabha polls - the Congress is planning a grand roadshow in Lucknow to mark Priyanka's ascension - pushing a new strategy to bag 30 seats in the state. This push is aimed to put pressure not only at the BJP but also the SP-BSP alliance in the state. Reports suggest that the SP, BSP and Congress seem to have an 'understanding' in 15 seats in Eastern Uttar Pradesh - but as Congress continues to push Priyanka for the polls - will the bua-bhatija alliance rethink their stand on freezing out the Grand Old Party. What is the BJP's strategy to counter Priyanka Gandhi? The party claims that a 3-cornered fight will be advantage BJP - but can they underestimate the Priyanka? Finally - what impact will Priyanka Gandhi have on female voters - can she woo them into the Congress camp? Let's decode the priyanka factor ahead of the 2019 elections.