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Rahul Gandhi to visit Bundelkhand to meet farmers

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi Will Visit Bundelkhand Region Of Uttar Pradesh On January 22 To Meet Farmers Of The Region, Most Of Whom Are Faced With Grim Situation Due To Scarce Rains, Party Said Here.

PTI | Updated on: 14 Jan 2016, 02:27:28 PM


Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh on January 22 to meet farmers of the region, most of whom are faced with grim situation due to scarce rains, party said here.

The Congress leader will try to highlight the problems of farmers increased “manifold due to inadequate relief” for drought and recent unseasonal hailstorm, a Congress spokesman said, adding that Rahul is likely to take a ‘padyatra’.

Late last year, Gandhi had taken a ‘padyatra’ in the western part of the state to draw attention on the plight of sugarcane growers.

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First Published : 14 Jan 2016, 02:25:00 PM