Irani to launch her poll campaign in Amethi on Thursday

Lucknow: With just a week to go for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls to begin, Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani, who is contesting against Congress President Rahul Gandhi, will address a public meeting in Amethi on Thursday.

A senior BJP leader said that Irani will address a public meeting in Salon assembly constituency area.

It is for the first time that Irani will be campaigning in the high-profile constituency, after the schedule of the polls were announced.

In 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Irani had given a tough fight to Rahul Gandhi on his home turf, getting over three lakh votes as against 4.08 lakh votes polled for Gandhi.