New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial UP Assembly Polls 2017, Congress is supposed to announce Sheila Dikshit as the Chief Ministerial candidate for the party in the elections.
As per reports, Dikshit has been supposedly chosen as the CM face for the UP Polls keeping in mind in mind that she is a Brahmin and her experience as Delhi’s CM for almost 15 years.
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Also, Prashant Kishor will be the party’s election strategist and this is an attempt by Congress to retain its hold in the state. Kishor has been roped keeping in mind that he is in favor of the Brahmin. His name was also suggested by Dikshit.
On the other hand there have been reports that Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka will also play a very vital role in the polls. She is supposed to address as many as 150 rallies across UP ahead of the polls here. Till now, she has only campaigned in the parliament constituencies of her mother, Rae Bareli and brother Amethi.