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Priyanka Gandhi enters politics, appointed AICC General Secretary

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New Delhi: Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka Gandhi finally entered into the politics to strengthen the Indian National Congress for the elections this year.

Once again the party played a Gandhi family card to woo the voters in the polls by giving her charge for Uttar Pradesh.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today appointed his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as party General Secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

She will take charge in the first week of February, a Congress statement said.

Besides, the AICC appointed KC Venugopal as the General Secretary of the party in-charge for Karnataka.

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was appointed as the AICC General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh West with immediate effect.

The party appreciated the contribution of Ghulam Nabi Azad as the AICC General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh. He was given charge as the AICC General Secretary for Haryana.