Rahul to launch Campaign in Himachal Pradesh

2017-10-06 04:51:17.0

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is set to launch the partys election campaign in Himachal Pradesh on October 7th in Mandi, where the two warring factions of the state unit are expected to be together on stage.

The party is gearing up to turn the event into a show of strength and unity. Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh, is expected to be seen on stage with Sukhu for the 1st time, he has been at loggerheads with state unit chief Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu demanding the latter be removed.

Including a Dalit outreach programme last weak which was attended by Congress general secretary in-charge of Himachal Pradesh, Sushil Kumar Shinde, and Sukhu, so far, the ageing chief minister has been boycotting all state unit programmes.