'The rich have chowkidar, farmers don't': Priyanka Gandhi's dig at PM Modi during 'Ganga Yatra'

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 March 2019, 10:34 PM
Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh-East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh-East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress general secretary for Uttar Pradesh-East Priyanka Gandhi, who is on a four-day state visit, will begin her 140-km-long ‘Ganga yatra’ from Allahabad to Varanasi on Monday. During her second visit to Uttar Pradesh after being appointed the party's general secretary, Priyanka will formally kick off Congress party's campaign for the Lok Sabha elections from the political hotbed of eastern Uttar Pradesh - Allahabad - and reach Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi using the river route. Ahead of her visit, Priyanka on Sunday wrote an open letter to the people of Uttar Pradesh and promised to have an honest conversation about their grievances.

Below are the live updates from Priyanka Gandhi's Ganga Yatra:

  Mar 18, 2019  16:03 (IST)

Priyanka Gandhi addresses a public gathering in Prayagraj.

  Mar 18, 2019  14:06 (IST)

Priyanka Gandhi made her first stop of her Ganga yatra, at the Dumduma ghat. During her stop, she urged voters to "think before casting their votes". "PM Modi only favours the industrialists and so think before voting, use your vote correctly and in a way that your vote changes things in the country," she said.

  Mar 18, 2019  12:11 (IST)

Congress General Secretary UP-East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins 3-day long 'Ganga-yatra' from Manaiya Ghat to Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

  Mar 18, 2019  12:08 (IST)

Congress General Secretary UP-East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins 3-day long 'Ganga-yatra' from Manaiya Ghat to Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

  Mar 18, 2019  10:50 (IST)
  Mar 18, 2019  10:44 (IST)

Ahead of the steamer ride, Priyanka visited the famous 'Bade Hanuman Ji' temple, which is located next to Sangam Ghat.  

  Mar 18, 2019  11:29 (IST)

Priyanka doing 'pooja' ahead of her boat ride at Prayagraj's Chhatnag.

  Mar 18, 2019  09:23 (IST)
  Mar 18, 2019  09:23 (IST)

On Sunday, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived at the party office in Lucknow. During her visit, she held several meetings with party leaders and workers to churn out her party's poll strategy in Uttar Pradesh.

Highlights of Priyanka's Lucknow visit: https://bit.ly/2TPdnXV

  Mar 18, 2019  09:21 (IST)

Priyanka Gandhi's letter to the people of Uttar Pradesh. 

  Mar 18, 2019  09:12 (IST)

Preparations in full swing in Allahabad ahead of Priyanka Gandhi's 'Ganga yatra'. 

  Mar 18, 2019  09:10 (IST)

Congress general secretary UP-East Priyanka Gandhi will take a 3-day, 140 km long 'Ganga-yatra' on a steamer boat, starting today, from Chhatnag in Prayagraj to Assi Ghat in Varanasi.

First Published: Monday, March 18, 2019 09:05 AM
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