Rahul, Priyanka to campaign in west UP on April 8

Lucknow: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will tour western Uttar Pradesh on April 8. He will be accompanied by his sister and General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi and party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, party sources said.

He will be campaigning for the first phase of the elections.

The three leaders will hold public meetings in Saharanpur, Kairana and Bijnore, said party spokesman Virendra Madan.

In the first phase of elections to be held on April 11, the Congress is contesting on six seats: Saharanpur, Kairana, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddha Nagar and Bijnore.