Congress and Samajwadi party lastly sewed up a pact for the looming Uttar Pradesh election. It was a chief success for Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s daughter Priyanka Vadra who was vigorously involved in alliance consultation. As a reassured Congress, proclaimed an alliance with the Samajwadi party for Uttar Pradesh election on Sunday. The victorious wrapping up of alliance SP saw Congress on Sunday harbingering the political launch of Priyanka Gandhi explicitly crediting her with settling her coalition that had appeared to be on rocks. Until this moment Priyanka was frequently verbal of in party meetings as running the back end operations of her Brother Rahul Gandhi’s political office and administering affairs in the home of Amethi and Rae Bareilly.
As per the wordings of Ahmed Patel, political secretary of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, ‘It is wrong to suggest that lightweights were dealing on behalf of congress party. The discussion was at the highest level between CM of UP general secretary in charge of state affairs Ghulam Nabi Azad and Priyanka Gandhi’.
Azad also expressed gratitude towards Priyanka by the axiom that she had played an essential role and of course a self-deprecatory note to tweet with Patel excluding his own role I managing the wires in Lucknow. The tweet from Sonia’s top intimate sought to denial reports regarding nonpolitical envoys commencing with awkward seat-sharing discussions with SP and was upfront about Priyanka’s responsibility in the project. This is the foremost time that she has been openly and frankly named as the chief factor in an expansion that was prime importance to Congress and its primary family.
‘We were clear that ups and downs might take place during negotiations but the communication channel should not be snapped’, Congress leader. At the same time as Priyanka held talks with Akhilesh as per the sources. Azad has been frequently updating both Priyanka and Rahul on the conclusion of his talks with SP leaders. Congress consultant Prashant Kishore lingered in touch with Akhilesh Yadav whereas Rahul and Priyanka stayed in touch with him on phone and via intermediaries.
Congress has advanced for 105 seats significantly scaled down its requirements of 138 of Ups 403 sets. The Samajwadi party and Congress will challenge five assembly seats each of 10 in Raebareli and Amethi. It is the chief prestige point for the congress that Sonia Gandhi and her son and deputy Rahul Gandhi is a part of this new deal.
The confront presented by Modi government to Congress and gloomy electoral presentations after the 2014Lok Sabha overcome have persuaded many in the party that she must obtain a more vigorous and dominant role. Political strategist Prashant Kishore functioning on congress campaigns in UP and Punjab pressed for the widespread campaign that on the other hand did not pass muster with party bosses. As congress spruced its goals and began observing at a tie-up with SP, Priyanka is alleged to have switched gears to target on seat sharing rather than allowing for campaigning.