Priyanka Gandhi is 'Maa Durga Ka Roop', 'Badlaav Ki Aandhi' and More In Congress Posters Welcoming Her in Lucknow; See Pictures
Posters showing Priyanka gandhi as Goddess Durga surfaced in Lucknow (Photo Credits: ANI)

Lucknow, February 11: Ahead of Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi’s roadshow in Lucknow, banners were seen in the city portraying Priyanka as Goddess Durga. The banners carried a slogan saying Priyanka, who is the incarnation of the Goddess, should end the rule of lies in the country. Several other posters praising Priyanka were also seen across the city. The Congress president also featured in these posters. The party general secretary was referred as 'Badlav ki Aandhi' meaning 'wind of change.

Meanwhile, Priyanka today will make her first visit to Lucknow after being appointed as the party's general secretary in-charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh. Priyanka will be accompanied by her brother and Jyotiraditya Scindia, general secretary for Western UP. Priyanka Gandhi Gets Her Own Office At Congress Headquarters Ahead of Lok Sabha Elections 2019.

Before their visit, preparations are underway at the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) office, located at the posh Mall Avenue area. The office is decorated with flowers. According to reports, Rahul Gandhi is likely to return back to Delhi the same day, while Priyanka and Scindia will stay in the state for three days. Rae Bareli Posters Call Priyanka Gandhi Vadra 'Emotional Blackmailer'.

Priyanka has been made in-charge of 43 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. The Congress got only 8.4 per cent votes in Uttar Pradesh in the 2014 general elections. Earlier, Priyanka's involvement with the party was limited to campaigning in Rae Bareli and Amethi Lok Sabha constituencies represented by her mother Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi respectively. She also campaigned in 2017 assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, but the party did not fare well.