New Delhi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Monday made debut on micro-blogging website Twitter. The development comes on a day when the newly appointed Congress general secretary in-charge for eastern Uttar Pradesh is all set to embark on her maiden visit to the state after making official entry into politics. She will be accompanied by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party general secretary for UP (west) Jyotiraditya Scindia. (Live Updates on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s Lucknow Visit) Also Read - PM Hailing Farm Laws Shows Govt 'Drunk With Power' in Face of Protests: Congress
Welcoming her, the Congress tweeted, “Smt. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is now on Twitter. You may follow her at @priyankagandhi.” Also Read - Man Shot Dead Over Rs 200 at Crowded Market in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh
Interestingly, some Congress workers have formed a ‘Priyanka Sena’ and are wearing pink coloured suit-pant to welcome her ahead of the roadshow. Their t-shirts have a photograph of Priyanka Gandhi and a message in Hindi for her. Also Read - First Case Registered in Bareilly Under 'Love Jihad' Law
Meanwhile, Lucknow has been decked up ahead of Priyanka’s visit to the state. Banners, fliers and even billboards have been put up around city to welcome her.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, a day before her visit to the crucial state, said that she hopes to ‘start a new kind of politics’ with people as stakeholders. “I am coming tomorrow to Lucknow to meet all of you. I have hope in my heart that together we will start a new kind of politics, a politics in which all of you will be stakeholders — my young friends, my sisters and even the weakest person, all their voices will be heard,” she said through the Congress’s Shakti App.
Eyeing general elections, Priyanka and Jyotiraditya are scheduled to interact with party workers at state Congress office in Lucknow on February 12, 13 and 14.