Lucknow: In the Uttar Pradesh election Congress The first to compete on behalf of Candidates List Priyanka Gandhi Posted by.
Uttar Pradesh will go to the polls in seven phases from February 10 to March 7. In this election Congress The Uttar Pradesh General Secretary of the party made the first list of candidates for the party Priyanka Gandhi Posted by. There are 50 women in the list of 125 candidates.
Out of the 125 candidates, Asha Singh, the mother of the Unnao girl who was abused by a BJP MLA in 2017, has also been declared the candidate. He has been fielded in Unnao constituency. Similarly, Ramraj Kond, who led the legal battle of the Kond tribes over land in Umba village in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, has also been declared the candidate.
Poonam Pandey, a health worker, was severely beaten by police while trying to meet UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Shahjahanpur in November last year. Congress Has been declared a candidate. Was imprisoned for anti-CAA protests Congress Leader Sadab Jafar is the candidate.
A few months ago in the Uttar Pradesh elections 40 per cent of the tickets were said to be allotted to women Priyanka Gandhi Had announced. Accordingly, 40 per cent of the total 125 candidates have been declared reserved for women. Of the remaining candidates, 40 per cent are reserved for youth.
Speaking after the release of the list of candidates, Priyanka said, “Out of the total 125 candidates, 40 per cent are women and 40 per cent are youth. We have given importance to women by focusing on gender equality in view of the increasing crime against women in the state. Congress This list is proof that they support you. Through this historic initiative, we hope to bring a new politics to the state. “