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Cong to take out 'padyatra' in Uttar Pradesh on Sonia's B'day tomorrow

Posted on Dec 08, 08:29PM | UNI

Uttar Pradesh Congress will start tomorow a 'Padyatra' on the birth occasion of party supremo Sonia Gandhi with an aim to spread awareness among people about FDI and other public-related schemes.

'The Congressmen will carry out 'Padyatra' from the birth occasion of Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on December 9,' UP Congress president Nirmal Khatri said here today.

The march would start from Deva Sharif in Barabanki district and after traversing through all the districts of the state would mark an end on January 25, 2013, he informed.

Congress aims to spread awareness about FDI and other public schemes among people with this drive, under which 'chaupals' would also be organised, Mr Khatri further stated.

Meanwhile, Congress Allahabad unit president Shyam Krishna Pandey said all organisations of the party, including members of women Congress, youth Congress and NSUI leaders, will take out a padyatra from Anand Bhawan in the city and end on Chandrashekhar Azad memorial.

The birthday of the Congress chief would be marked as 'committment day' for the party policies and programmes and will last for a week.