Sonia Gandhi to kick off UP campaign from Varanasi

Sonia Gandhi to kick off UP campaign from Varanasi

Sonia Gandhi to kick off UP campaign from Varanasi

Sonia Gandhi had to leave her roadshow at the fag end and return to Delhi after she was taken ill. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quick to send out a tweet wishing the Congress president good health.

The sources said that Sonia was suffering from viral fever but had chose to go ahead with the roadshow as she was not inclined to cancel it at the last minute. After his death, she entered politics reluctantly but led the Congress party to successive election triumphs in 2004 and 2009.

Earlier she cut short her big roadshow in city and started back for Delhi after she fell ill.

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Raj Babbar later said Sonia was running a fever when she came to Varanasi, and it aggravated due to exhaustion and the heat.

Sources say the idea of kick-starting the ‎campaign from UP was first floated by party's newly hired strategist Prashant Kishor and every move of the Congress party seems to have been pulled out of PM Modi's Book of Tactics.

The Congress President is also set to participate in a road show which would take her to various parts of the city. She landed in the capital late at night and was taken to the Army's R&R Hospital.

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Congress general secretary and UP incharge Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters at the airport that she was suffering from dehydration. As the road show passed through several localities, rose petals were showered on Gandhi and her from adjoining buildings. Her 50-car cavalcade snaked through an eight-km stretch decorated with festoons and buntings as thousands lined the streets and many peered from their homes and rooftops. She removed her footwear before she went up to offer floral tributes at the Ambedkar statue - an act reserved usually for deities.

"I will come back very soon, and then visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple", she added. At several points, she stepped out of the vehicle to acknowledge and greet supporters.

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According to the sources the Prime Minister also spoke to Congress' Chief Ministerial candidate for 2017 UP elections Sheila Dikshit and enquired about Gandhi's health.

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