"The Allahabad Congress committee has passed a resolution asking her to contest elections from Phulpur, which is Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's constituency," CNN-IBN reported.
"We were discussing who should contest the seats of Phulpur and Allahabad. The Congress workers thought that the Phulpur seat has belonged to the Nehru family for decades. We unanimously agreed that Priyanka Gandhi should contest from the seat," UP Congress memnber Abhay Awasthi told the news channel.
The Lok Sabha polls is scheduled to be held in 2014.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has named Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its Prime Ministerial candiate.
--IBNS (Posted on 16-10-2013)