Congress’ move to field Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as their star nominee in Uttar Pradesh didn’t create any impact within the state. pick trends show the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sweeping regarding sixty Lok Sabha seats out of the entire eighty seats within the state. Despite Priyanka candidacy sharply for Congress in twenty six out of a complete of eighty seats in Uttar Pradesh, trends indicate that Sonia Gandhi are the sole candidate from Indian National Congress to attain a win within the state.
Even Congress president Rahul Gandhi is trailing behind Smriti Irani in Amethi by over thirteen thousand votes. Priyanka Gandhi’s statement of cutting into BJP votes looks to possess benefited the saffron party. In 2014 General Elections, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi were the sole Indian National Congress candidates who managed to win in UP and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra candidacy for the party this year has not perceived to profit the party within the slightest because it is also reduced to simply one seat within the state.
It may be noted that Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed as Congress general secretary in-charge.
Worth mentioning here is that Uttar Pradesh, with its eighty parliamentary (Lok Sabha) seats, plays a important role within the formation of the govt. at the Centre. The state is additionally politically important due to its hugepopulation. By winning seventy one seats out of eighty, NDA in 2014 had decimated the Congress, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and therefore the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), and BJP is about repeat the performance in year 2019 Lok Sabha Elections too.