Lucknow: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday reacted to Priyanka Gandhi Vadra being appointed the party’s General Secretary for Eastern Uttar Pradesh and said the party required young leaders to change the politics in Uttar Pradesh. He praised Priyanka and said she was a hardworking and a dynamic leader. Gandhi added that he was happy that he’d get to work with her. Also Read - Congress Facing Another Leadership Crisis or Just Looking For Reform? Here's What we Know
While Priyanka has been appointed the party’s General Secretary for Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia has been appointed Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh West. The Congress President also called Scindia a dynamic and young leader who would help usher change in the state. Also Read - Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi Moves Out of Delhi to Goa With Son Rahul To Avoid Pollution
Gandhi said, “Priyanka Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia are powerful leaders. We wanted the young leaders to change Uttar Pradesh politics.” He further said, “Mujhe personally bahut khushi ho rahi hai ki woh ab mere saath kaam karengi, woh bahut karmat hain. Jyotiraditya Scindia bhi bahut dynamic leader hain. BJP wale ghabraaye hue hain.” Also Read - ‘Insulting’: Lawyer Seeks FIR Against Barack Obama For Writing on Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh
It must be noted that the news comes a few days ahead of the announcement of dates for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 by the Election Commission of India.