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Priyanka makes unannounced visit to Rae Bareli

PTI  Rae Bareli, October 28, 2013
First Published: 20:50 IST(28/10/2013) | Last Updated: 20:52 IST(28/10/2013)

Priyanka Gandhi today madean unannounced visit to different villages in her mother Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary constituency here to get a first-hand account of their problems.

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The Congress' star campaigner arrived here this morning on a two-day visit. She toured Paho, Dhurai, Saguni, Hardi and Semri villages among others, participated in village meetings and heard problems of the locals.

Gandhi, who was here earlier this month alongwith her mother, met students of a primary school in Dhurai and interacted with them.

In Semri village of Saraini area she inaugurated solar power plant, set up by an NGO, for providing power supply to the village and visited the house of senior Congress leader Hanuman Prasad Bhadauria.

She also paid condolences at the death of a local Congress leader Anant Prasad, who passed away a couple of days ago.

Gandhi is also likely to meet the newly-elected presidents of city and ward Congress committees.

Tomorrow she is expected to meet people from the constituency at the guest house in the morning and later party leaders before departing for Delhi.


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