Sonia, Rahul, Lalu to visit Rae Bareli Oct 14

October 9th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Sonia GandhiLucknow, October 9 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi, her son and Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Railway Minister Lalu Prasad will attend a function at a railways coach factory being constructed in Rae Bareli Oct 14, an official said Thursday.The leaders will be there to perform the “Bhoomi Poojan” of the factory.

Sonia Gandhi and Lalu Prasad had in February last year laid the foundation stone of the factory, to be spread over 1,200 acres in Rae Bareli’s Lalganj locality.

Sonia and Rahul will also address a public rally in Lalganj, district Congress president Uma Shanker Mishra told IANS on the telephone.

The UPA government has sanctioned Rs.17.85 billion for the factory.

Rae Bareli is Sonia Gandhi’s parliamentary constituency.

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