Congress is all set to launch its 2019 Lok Sabha poll campaign. Party leaders led by its chief Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday paid their respects to Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, marks the anniversary of the famous ‘Dandi March’ started by Mahatma Gandhi from Sabarmati Ashram on March 12, 1930 with a group of Satyagrahis.
The Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting is being held at Vallabhbhai Patel’s national memorial.The CWC meeting is being held in Gujarat after a gap of 58 years. It was last held in the state at Bhavnagar in 1961. It was last held in the state at Bhavnagar in 1961. Also it is significant as it will be Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s first meeting of the committee as the party’s newly appointed general secretary of eastern Uttar Pradesh.