Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Uttar Pradesh today

April 3rd, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI  

Rahul Gandhi Lucknow, Apr 3 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will address election rallies at Maharajganj, Kushinagar and Robertsganj in Uttar Pradesh today.

According to sources, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will campaign for party candidates in Basgaon, Salempur and Varanasi on April 5.

Both Rahul and Sonia are likely to file their nomination papers from Amethi and Rae Bareilly constituencies on April 4 and April 6 respectively, sources said.

While Union Minister of State for Small and Medium Industries Mahavir Prasad is contesting from Basgaon seat, senior party leader Bhola Pandey is contesting from Salempur.

Ramadhar Joseph, Harshvardhan and RPN Singh are contesting from Robertsganj, Maharajganj and Kushinagar seats respectively.

Sitting MP Rajesh Mishra would stand for the Varanasi constituency.

The elections in Uttar Pradesh would be held in five phases: April 16, 23, 30 and May 7 and May 13. (ANI)

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